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  MA

  Amherst

  Mead Art Museum

  Amherst College

  PO Box 2241

  Amherst  MA    01002    

  Phone   413 542-2335

  Web Site  www.amherst.edu/~mead

  E-mail  mailto:mead@amherst.edu

  Description  14,000 works, begun 1839.  American, European, Japanese

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Arts

  Industry /Profession Textiles

  Collection A-F Furniture

  Collection N-Z  Prints

  New or Updated:   11/12/2005

 

  MA

  Avon

  H L Blanchard House

  188 Main Street

  Avon      MA           02322    

  Phone   508 583-7616

  Web Site  http://www.blanchardstavern.com/museum_tour_schedule.htm

  Description  home  of colonial se captain Samuel Robbins

  Type of Resource   House Museum

  Collection A-F Furniture

  Era  1820

  New or Updated:           11/27/2005

  Massachusetts
 
Braintree
 
General Sylvanus Thayer Birthplace
 
786 Washington Street
 
Braintree  MA  02184    
 
Phone  617 848-1640
 
Web Site  http://www.key-biz.com/ssn/Braintree/hist_soc.html
 
Description  local history in house of General  important in founding West Point as a                         military academy
 
Type of Resource  House Museum
 
Primary Focus  Local History
 
Field of Study  Genealogy
 
Collection A-F  Furniture
 
Research /Reading  Library
 
Era      1720
 
Owner/Operator:  Braintree Historical Society
 
New or Updated:  07/12/2003

  Cohasset
  Captain John Wilson House
 
2 Elm Street
  PO Box 627
 
Cohasset MA 02025    
 
Phone  617 383-1434
  Web Site  http://www.cohassethistoricalsociety.org/building.htm
  E-mail  mailto:tlg@dreamcom.net
  Description  original condition, antique furniture & artifacts
 
Type of Resource  House Museum
  
Collection A-F  Furniture
  Era  1810
  Owner/Operator:  Cohasset Historical Society
  New or Updated:  07/30/2003

  Massachusetts
 
Dedham
 
Dedham Historical Society
 
612 High Street
 
Dedham  MA  02027    
 
Phone  781 326-1385
 
Web Site  http://www.dedhamhistorical.org/index.shtml
 
Description  local history with furniture, needlework, Dedham & Chelsea pottery
 
Type of Resource  Museum
 
Primary Focus  Local History
 
Collection A-F  Furniture
 
Collection N-Z  Paintings
 
Research /Reading  Archives
 
New or Updated:  08/29/2003

Deerfield
Wright House Museum
Address
Deerfield MA
Phone
413 775-7202
Web Site www.ncph.org/
Description
Type of Resource
House Museum
Collection A-F Furniture

Massachusetts
Duxbury
Alden Kindred and Alden Museum
105 Alden Street
mail: PO Box 2754 Duxbury 02231
Duxbury MA 02332
Phone
781 934-9092
Web Site www.alden.org/
Description house built by John Alden of "Speak for yourself" romantic fame
Type of Resource House Museum
Primary Focus Famous People
Collection A-F Furniture
Era  1653

Art Complex Museum
189 Alden Street
Box 2814
Duxbury MA   02331
Phone
781 934-6634
Web Site http://www.artcomplex.org/
Description art museum with paintings, Shaker furniture, Japanese tea house
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Arts
Collection A-F Furniture
Group Identity Japanese
Research/Reading Library

  Massachusetts
 
Duxbury
 
King Caesar House
 
120 King Caesar Road
 
Duxbury  MA  02331    
  Phone   781 934-5730
 
Web Site  http://www.duxburyhistory.org/serv02.htm
 
E-mail  mailto:pbrowne@duxburyhistory.org
 
Description  built for prominent shipbuilder & merchant
 
Type of Resource   House Museum
 
Collection A-F Furniture
 
Collection N-Z  Portraits
 
Era  1809
 
New or Updated:   4/1/2004

  Gardner
 
Gardner Museum
 
28 Pearl Street
 
Gardner  MA  01440  
 
Phone  508 632-3277
 
Web Site  *****
 
Alt Web  http://www.msp.umb.edu/IndHistRes.html
 
Description  located in 1888 building
 
Type of Resource  Museum
 
Primary Focus  Local History
 
Collection A-F  Furniture
 
Collection N-Z  Watches
 
Research /Reading  Library
 
New or Updated:  10/06/2003

  MA

  Gloucester

  Hammond Castle

  80 Hesperus Avenue

  Gloucester  MA    01930    

  Phone  978 283-2080

  Web Site  http://www.hammondcastle.org/

  Description  castle built by inventor in 1928 with tapestries, 8600 pipe organ,

  Type of Resource  House Museum

  Primary Focus  Famous People

  Collection Furniture

  Collection G-M  Musical Instrument

  Era  1928

  New or Updated:  3/9/2006


 
Gloucester

  Sargent-Murray Gilman House

  49 Middle Street

  Gloucester   MA   01930    

  Phone   978 281-2432

  Web Site  http://www.sargenthouse.org/

  E-mail  mailto:sargenthouse@cove.com

  Description  home of sea merchants, community leaders, John Singer Sargent collection

  Type of Resource   House Museum

  Collection A-F Furniture

  Collection N-Z  Paintings

  Era  1782

  New or Updated:  11/26/2004

 

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