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Bush-Holly House

39 Strickland Rd Cos Cob CT 06807
(203) 869-6899
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Greenwich Historical Society

18th-century home, later became a boarding house for Connecticut's first art colony.

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In the 1890s visitors from New York's Art Students League journeyed to the Cos Cob section of Greenwich to take classes taught by American impressionist John Henry Twachtman at a boardinghouse for artists and writers run by Josephine and Constant Holley. Thus the Cos Cob art colony, which flourished until 1920, was born. Today the 1730-vintage house is the Bush-Holley Historic Site, which...

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Nice stop

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A great place to visit if you're in the area.
The house had 2 notable families, the Bushes (1750ish-1850ish) and the Holleys (1875ish-1950ish), and half the house is decorated for each family. Our docent-led tour had 7 people, including the 2 of us. Even though it was a weekday afternoon, someone brought along a 5 year old child, who was...

Quaint Town, Friendly Staff, and Excellent Tour

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This was my first time at the Bush-Holley House, in Cos Cob, and in the state of Connecticut.
I spent a couple hours exploring the tranquil enclave of Cos Cob, a section of Greenwich with a beautiful harbor, and this quaint National Historic Landmark. This was the home of the wealthy merchant Bush family from roughly 1750-1850, and half the...

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Since 1931, Greenwich Historical Society, Inc. has been providing Historical Club from Cos Cob.

Bush-Holly House is located at 39 Strickland Rd, Cos Cob, CT. This business specializes in Museums & Galleries.

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