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Jordan Village Historic District
Jordan Green, Waterford, CT.JPG
The 1838 Beebe Phillips house (left) and the 1740 Jordan Schoolhouse on Jordan Green
Location Junction of North Rd. and Avery Ln. with Rope Ferry Rd., Waterford, Connecticut
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Area 57 acres (23 ha)
Built 1848
Architectural style(s) Greek Revival, Queen Anne
Governing body Local

Jordan is a village in the town of Waterford, Connecticut, and the historic center of the town. It was named from the Jordan River. The village was listed on the National Register of Historic Places as Jordan Village Historic District in 1990. The district includes 58 contributing buildings and one other contributing site over an area of 57 acres (23 ha). It includes examples of Greek Revival and Queen Anne architectural styles.

Location

Jordan Village is located on land known historically as Jordan Plain, a flat land area at the head of Jordan Cove, an estuary off Long Island Sound. The historic district surrounds the intersection of Rope Ferry Road and North Road.


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