Tapping Reeve House & Law School

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Tapping Reeve House & Law School information

Location
Litchfield , USA
Address
82 South St
Telephone
+1 860 567 4501
More information
www.litchfieldhistoricalsociety.org
Prices
adult/child $5/free
Opening hours
11am-5pm Tue-Sat, 1-5pm Sun mid-Apr–Nov
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In 1775, Tapping Reeve established the English-speaking world's first law school at his home. When attendance overwhelmed his own house, he built the meticulously preserved one-room schoolhouse in his side yard. John C Calhoun and 130 members of Congress studied here.