Henry Barnard House


Henry Barnard House

Infobox_nrhp | name = Henry Barnard House
nrhp_type = nhl


caption =
location = 118 Main Street, Hartford, Connecticut
lat_degrees = 41
lat_minutes = 45
lat_seconds = 23.65
lat_direction = N
long_degrees = 72
long_minutes = 40
long_seconds = 32.36
long_direction = W
locmapin = Connecticut
area =
built = 1807
architect = Unknown
architecture = No Style Listed
designated = December 21, 1965cite web|url=http://tps.cr.nps.gov/nhl/detail.cfm?ResourceId=612&ResourceType=Building
title = Henry Barnard House |accessdate=2007-10-03|work=National Historic Landmark summary listing|publisher=National Park Service
]
added = October 15, 1966cite web|url=http://www.nr.nps.gov/|title=National Register Information System|date=2007-01-23|work=National Register of Historic Places|publisher=National Park Service]
governing_body = Private
refnum = 66000803

Henry Barnard House, in Hartford, Connecticut, was the home of educator Henry Barnard. Barnard was instrumental (along with Horace Mann) in the development of the American public school system. This plain and tall, three-story brick building has a gable roof and an ionic-columned portico. It was built four years before Barnard was born.cite web|url=PDFlink| [http://pdfhost.focus.nps.gov/docs/NHLS/Text/66000803.pdf "Henry Barnard House", December 30, 1974, by Blanche Higgins Schroer] |317 KB|title=National Register of Historic Places Inventory-Nomination|date=1974-12-30|publisher=National Park Service] . It was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1965.cite web|url=PDFlink| [http://pdfhost.focus.nps.gov/docs/NHLS/Photos/66000803.pdf Henry Barnard House--Accompanying 4 photos, exterior and interior, from 1965 and 1974.] |1.78 MB|title=National Register of Historic Places Inventory-Nomination|date=1974-12-30|publisher=National Park Service]

It is currently in use as a homeless shelter

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