Sharon Mountain

Limerock, Salisbury and Sharon, Litchfield County, CT

Source: Land Trust of the Salisbury Association


Route 7 north to the junction with Lime Rock Road (Rt. 112) near the Regional High School in Limerock and park .


Horace Hamlin Redfield Mansion

"Deacon Ebenezer Hamlin, who succeeded to his grandfather's property and his father's, later removed to Rochester, Massachusetts, where he was a deacon and original member of the first church, but in 1742 removed to Sharon, Connecticut, was a merchant, and kept a house of entertainment for travelers at Sharon Mountain; he was a first lieutenant in the 3d Company of Sharon, and later was a private in Colonial forces in the War of the American Revolution; he married (first) Lucy Foster, and they had twelve children. The ninth of these, Asa Hamlin, born March 30, 1780, in Sharon, Connecticut, died September 8, 1835, in Smethport, Pennsylvania, received a sound education, studied medicine, and practiced his profession at Sharon with considerable success until about 1814, when he removed to Fairfield, New York, going in 1816 to Salem, Pennsylvania, and in 1833 to Smethport, where he died September 8, 1835."


An out-and-back 2.4 miles hike on the Appalachian Trail heading generally southwest and west to an outstanding view of distant hills.

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