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Central Village Historic District
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Shops in the center of Plainfield
Location Roughly, School, Main and Water Sts., and Putnam Rd. N to Plainfield High School, Plainfield, Connecticut
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Architect Plainfield Woolen Company
Architectural style(s) Bungalow/Craftsman, Greek Revival, Italianate
Governing body Local

The Central Village Historic District is a historic district in the Central Village area of Plainfield, Connecticut that was listed on the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) in 1991. It encompasses a late 19th-century historic mill village, including a small commercial center where Connecticut Route 12 and 14 meet, a cluster of architecturally distinguished buildings built by mill owners and managers, and a collection of mill worker housing units. It includes the Plainfield Woolen Company Mill, which is separately listed, as well as archaeological remnants of other mill infrastructure. It also includes Plainfield's old town hall (built 1872) and high school (built 1924).


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