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Historic Buildings of Bristol: Epaphroditus Peck House

Photo (c) Historic Buildings of Connecticut

Photo (c) Historic Buildings of Connecticut

The Queen Anne/Shingle style house at 220 Summer Street in Bristol was built in 1890 (as displayed on the side chimney).

It was the home of Epaphroditus Peck (1860-1938), a lawyer who served as an associate Judge of the Court of Common Pleas for Hartford County, 1897-1912, an instructor at Yale Law School, 1903-1913, and a Representative in the state legislature, 1925-1935.

He was a founder of the Bristol Public Library in 1891 and wrote A History of Bristol, published in 1932.

Content provided by Historic Buildings of Connecticut

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