Governor Jonathan Trumbull House
John Trumbull Birthplace, also known as Governor Jonathan Trumbull House, is a house on Lebanon Green, in Lebanon, Connecticut. The house was constructed by Joseph Trumbull as a wedding gift for his son Jonathan Trumbull, who became governor. Jonathan's son John Trumbull was born in the house June 6, 1756. He would go on to serve as an aide to George Washington in the Revolutionary War and paint four of the eight historical paintings which adorn the United States Capitol rotunda. It was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1965.
Benson John Lossing, ed. Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (vol. 9) (New York, NY: Harper and Brothers, 1912)