The Glebe House

Located on 62 Church Street

Built in 1768 this was the home of the Reverend John Tyler, Rector of Christ Church for 54 years. He had been ordained by the Bishop of London. During the Revolution religious services were held in the house. Reverend Tyler took part in the historic meeting of March 25, 1783 at the Glebe House in Woodbury, Connecticut, at which Samuel Seabury was selected as the first American Episcopal Bishop. The house was later occupied by William Tyler Olcott, author and astronomer, who was the great-great-grandson of Reverend Tyler.

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