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Bellamy-Ferriday House & Garden
9 Main St N, Bethlehem, CT 06751
The Bellamy-Ferriday House and Garden (also known as the Joseph Bellamy House) is a historic house museum in Bethlehem, Connecticut. The main house was built between about 1754 and 1767 by the Rev. Joseph Bellamy, a prominent Congregationalist minister who played an influential role in the First Great Awakening. The house and surrounding gardens are owned and operated by Connecticut Landmarks. The museum features American and European antiques and a formal parterre garden with a collection of roses, peonies and lilacs. A weeping willow on the property once stood at the grave of Napoleon Bonaparte. Admission is charged. Another 81 acres of forest and fields adjacent to the museum property are maintained by the Bethlehem Land Trust as Bellamy Preserve, the city's "Central Park."
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