Located on the historic Lebanon Green
"Heartbeat of the Revolution"
Jonathan Trumbull Jr. (1740-1809), son of Connecticut's Revolutionary War Governor, served as General George Washington's secretary during the American Revolution and was later governor of Connecticut from 1797-1809. His elegant home with its hand-carved paneling and corner fireplaces is the house where Washington spent the night of March 4, 1781. The house (ca. 1769) is located in the Lebanon Green National Register District, at 780 Trumbull Highway (Route 87), Lebanon, Connecticut. The museum is owned and operated by the Town of Lebanon.
Explore this site to learn more about Jonathan Junior and his family, and the fascinating story of his house over a span of 240 years in our nation's history. And learn how the historic town of Lebanon came to be known as the "Heartbeat of the Revolution."
Hours are Saturday and Sunday, 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM from mid-May through Columbus Day.