Old Town Hall
- Historic/Common Name:
- Town Hall, Methodist Meeting House
- 26 Main Street
- Hebron »
- c. 1838
- Historic Designation:
- LHP, SR, NRD
- Property Authority:
- Historic Properties Commission
- Nature of Authority:
- Eligible for Historic Home tax credits:
- General description:
The building has pedimented gable end facing the street with pilastered corners. It has wide frieze with dentils; the entablatures supported by pilasters around eleven panel door. The windows are sixteen-over-sixteen sash. The cupola has unusual diagonal patterned inserts. The post-and-beam wooden frame of the structure is supported on cut granite foundation.
- Significance of the property:
This building was originally a two-story church. It ceased to be used as a church in 1850. Purchased by the town of Hebron in 1863, the height was reduced to one-story and the building was used a Town Hall. Used for civic organization meetings thereafter until acquired by the Hebron Historical Society on October 20th, 1971, it was restored as a museum and Meeting Hall.
- Relationship with the Surroundings:
The 0.1 acres plot is located on the south side of Main Street, .2 miles east of Route 85. The designated property is bounded northerly by Connecticut State Highway, Route 66; easterly by Old Hebron Road; Southerly by Old Hebron Road; Westerly by an unnamed road.
- Historic Use:
- Church, Town Hall
- Present Use:
- Town Museum and Meeting Hall
- Architectural Style:
- Greek Revival
- 19th Century
- Hebron Historical Society
 Historic property information retrieved from the town website http://www.hebronct.com/.
 Old Town Hall, Historic Resources Inventory, Morrison David, Hebron Historical Society, 2000, SHPO library, Hartford.
Assessor and GIS information retrieved from the website http://www.mainstreetmaps.com/CT/Hebron/.
[NR] Clouette Bruce and Cronin Maura, Hebron Center Historic District, National Register Nomination Number- 93000649 NRIS, National Park Service, 1993. http://pdfhost.focus.nps.gov/docs/NRHP/Text/93000649.pdf; http://pdfhost.focus.nps.gov/docs/NRHP/photos/93000649.pdf.
Map of the historic property retrieved from the online GIS.View photo
- Date of Compilation:
- Manjusha Patnaik, CT Trust for Historic Preservation