Charles H. Norton House (also known as Sharpenhoe) in Plainville, Connecticut, was the home of the inventor and machinist Charles Hotchkiss Norton, born November 23, 1851 in Plainville. Norton designed heavy-duty precision grinding machines important for development of the automobile industry. The Georgian revival house was built in 1922 and Norton lived there until his death in 1942. The house was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1976.
By Fab @ 2013-09-16 01:53:46