6 Parker Ln, Essex CT
For sale: $5,500,000
Originally known as River Colony, Connecticut was another colony primarily established by Puritans. This Essex property for sale contains not just one 18th-century home but three separate houses joined together by an expansive lawn.
27 Byfield St, Bristol RI
For sale: $545,000
The smallest of the U.S. states was also one of the first colonies to declare itself independent from British rule. The small but mighty state is home to this Cape Cod-style home with 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and attached garage.
502 Pilottown Rd, Lewes DE
For sale: $995,000
Delaware was not only one of the 13 colonies but was also the first state to ratify the U.S. Constitution. This clapboard-shingled house for sale in "The First State" sits across the street from the water and has 4 bedrooms and 2.5 baths in 3,000 square feet of living space.
207 E Water St, Edenton NC
For sale: $929,000
North Carolina was colonized primarily by Virginians steadily moving southward. This Edenton home for sale is one of the oldest in the area. The updated home has water views from its double porches and bay-facing windows.
32 S Battery St, Charleston SC
For sale: $8,985,000
Following North Carolina's colonization, explorers migrated farther south down the East Coast, colonizing South Carolina in 1663. This four-story home in Charleston sits in a historically significant area with views of Charleston Harbor.
166 Cherry Hill Rd, Princeton NJ
For sale: $7,975,500
Fifty-six men signed the Declaration of Independence - some well known, some not quite as recognizable. While you can't buy Thomas Jefferson's home, another residence owned by a Declaration signer, the Rev. John Witherspoon, is for sale in New Jersey. The Princeton home was built for him and was completely restored and enlarged by its present owners in 1998.