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12. A Typical 18th Century Farmhouse

At the junction of Mill Plain Rd. and Sturges Rd., take a right onto Sturges Rd., at the fork (0.5) bear right continuing on Sturges Rd., cross the stone bridge, turn right continuing on Sturges/Mill Hill Terr.; at the junction of Sturges and Bronson go straight on Bronson Rd. for approx. 1 mile.

The Ogden House is on your right. This austere styled saltbox house (Sun. June-Sept) is an exceptional example of a typical mid-18th century farmhouse.  Deeded in 1750 to David Ogden the house was built at the time of his marriage to Jane Sturges and remained in the family for 125 years.  It was one of the few homes that escaped the burning of Fairfield by British Forces during the Revolutionary War.  The house is has been authentically restored and furnished as an 18th century farmhouse repleat with an 18th century style kitchen garden.

To continue your tour, retrace your steps to exit 21.