The trees, known as the Burgoyne Elms, were planted in October 1777 in the Elmwood section of town. The trees were planted by the patriots celebrating the defeat of British General Burgoyne to General Gates at Saratoga in the Revolutionary War.
Congratulations to Rick Liftig for having the correct answer, though there were some really good guesses last week.
So how about this week, West Hartford historians? Can you identify where this house is in town?
If you think you know the answer or have a special memory related to the photo, respond in the "Leave a comment" box below this article. We'll run the answer next Monday, along with a new historical photo.
The image has been provided by the Noah Webster House & West Hartford Historical Society.For more information on the museum's collection and programs, visit www.noahwebsterhouse.org.