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New England House Museums: A Guide to More than 100 Mansions, Cottages, and Historical Sites

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The one hundred sites featured in this photographic guide are in all six New England States, dating from the early 17th century to the threshold of our time and the architectural styles reflect those popular over a period of four centuries. The sites are varied and were the homes of leaders and literati, merchants and millionaires, poets and Pilgrims, philosophers and farmers, and seafarers and Shakers.

Each chapter lists the museum’s location, web address, and telephone number and provide a description of the historical occupants as well as an in-depth look at the house's place in national and architectural history.

Sites include:

  • Harriet Beecher Stowe Center, Hartford CT
  • Sarah Orne Jewett House, Souther Berwick ME
  • Emily Dickinson Museum, Amherst MA
  • Robert Frost Farm, Derry NH
  • The Breakers, Newport RI
  • Paperback, 9 x 6 inches, 223 pages

    Item #020629