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guide to Massachusetts museums, historic houses, points of interest

Jerome Rubin

guide to Massachusetts museums, historic houses, points of interest

by Jerome Rubin

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Published by Emporium Publications in [Newton, Mass .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Massachusetts
    • Subjects:
    • Museums -- Massachusetts -- Guidebooks.,
    • Historic buildings -- Massachusetts -- Guidebooks.,
    • Massachusetts -- Guidebooks.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Jerome & Cynthia Rubin.
      ContributionsRubin, Cynthia, joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF61.5 .R8
      The Physical Object
      Pagination126 p.
      Number of Pages126
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5300189M
      LC Control Number72081231

      Adams National Historical Park Visitor Center - Hancock Street Quincy, MA, Phone: Travelers on Old King's Highway, Route 6A can see hundreds of historic sites. These range from sea captain houses, to pilgrim churches, to other historic buildings. Other points of interest include cranberry bogs, salt marshes, preserved farmlands, nature museums, the magnificent Sandwich Boardwalk, and many antique stores.

        This lovely museum houses permanent and changing art exhibitions in 25, square feet of space within two gorgeous repurposed buildings. Admission to the Berkshire Art Museum is free for Berkshire County residents, museum donors, and children under 6 years of age. Otherwise, admission is $5 per person. ( East Main St., North Adams).   With our rich history, diverse neighborhoods, and legacy of arts, culture, and education, Boston has something for everyone. Visitors to the City of Boston should monitor the City's coronavirus (COVID) page for the latest information regarding COVID Visitors to the City of Boston should also.

      This list of museums in Boston, Massachusetts is a list of museums (including nonprofit organizations, government entities, and private businesses) that collect and care for objects of cultural, artistic, scientific, or historical interest and make their collections or related exhibits available for public s that exist only in cyberspace are not included.   Among the more usual are visits to West Point and a few of the many historic homes open to the public along the Hudson, and a section on exploring Albany. The articles make for interesting, often amusing reading, but as a travel guide, the book has several weaknesses. It makes no attempt to be comprehensive, update prices, or include opening s: 1.


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Historic homes and historic sites in Massachusetts cover a huge range, from Boston's Freedom Trail and Plymouth Rock to to Minute Man National Park in the Merrimack region where the Revolutionary War began.

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Massachusetts is known for its abundance of things to see and do. Visit the famous Nantucket Island, Martha’s Vineyard, and Cape Cod which are like their own hidden worlds, complete with picturesque lighthouses and excellent beaches. Western Massachusetts offers stunning fall foliage and many unique museums.

There’s also music at Springfield's. Two homes, the Hawkes and Derby houses, are part of the Salem Maritime National Historic Site. Several others are part of the exceptional Peabody Essex Museum complex: the Crowninshield-Bentley House, the John Ward House, and the brick Gardner-Pingree House, whose interior preserves work by master builder Samuel McIntire.

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You will find them in Boston, on the North Shore, at Cape Cod, or out west in the Berkshires. Historic Homes in Boston. Birthplace of the American Revolution - the "Cradle of Liberty".

Pages in category "Historic house museums in Massachusetts" The following pages are in this category, out of total. This list may not reflect recent changes (learn more). Fruitlands, a collection of four museums near the town of Harvard, was founded in by Bronson Alcott, father of the writer Louisa May Alcott, as an experiment in utopian living.

Today, the acre landscape includes a Shaker Museum, a Native American museum, a fine art gallery of Hudson River landscapes, and trails through woodlands and. The Commonwealth of Massachusetts has a total of National Historic Landmarks (NHLs) within its borders.

This is the second highest statewide total in the United States after New York, which has Of the Massachusetts NHLs, 57 are in the state capital of Boston, and are listed of the remaining designations were made when the NHL program was. This list of museums in Massachusetts is a list of museums, defined for this context as institutions (including nonprofit organizations, government entities, and private businesses) that collect and care for objects of cultural, artistic, scientific, or historical interest and make their collections or related exhibits available for public viewing.

Museums that exist only in. Miss Nichols owned and cared for the house from until her death in Since the Nichols House Museum has been open to the public as an historic house museum reflecting the domestic life of a typical family of Beacon Hill at the turn of the last century.

InRevere’s great-grandson purchased the property and restored it so that it could be opened to the public. Inafter restoration by architects and preservationists, the Paul Revere House opened to the public as one of the earliest historic house museums.

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Here at we will attempt to document architectural house styles and examples to inform and assist you when identifying a historical home. Boston is filled with historic homes, but one that is sometimes overlooked is the Paul Revere House in the North End. It was built inwhich makes it the oldest house in downtown Boston.

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