Isaac Corwin House / Larison’s Turkey Farm Inn

The house at 2 West Main Street was built by Isaac Corwin (1759-1830) who came to Chester about the time of the American Revolution.
“The part brick and part stone rear wing with the free standing chimney… may remain from an earlier house … incorporated into the present house.”  The stones from this earlier house, thought to be Benjamin Luse’s farm house, have been used to build the wall in the main dining room.
In 1829 the house was purchased by James Topping, a cabinet maker in Chester for many years in the 19th century. He used 2 rooms in the back wing as his workshop.
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