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Famous People Massachusetts (Nantucket-Weymouth)

 
  Famous People Pages:  AK-AL, AR-CA, CO-DC, DE-HI, IAIL-IN, IN-KY, LA-MA, MA, MA2, MD, MEMI-MNMO-MSMT-NJ, NM-NY, OH-PA, PA-TN, TX, VA -ZZ  

 
  MA
 
Nantucket
 
Nantucket Maria Mitchell Association
 
2 Vestal Street
 
Nantucket  MA  02554  
 
Phone  508 228-9198
 
Web Site  http://www.mmo.org/
 
Description  honors first US professional woman astronomer, house, numerous
                       
science programs & classes
 
Type of Resource  House Museum
 
Primary Focus  Famous People
 
Field of Study/Science Facility  Astronomy
 
New or Updated:  08/29/2003

  MA
 
North Oxford
 
Clara Barton Birthplace
 
68 Clara Barton Road
 
MAIL:  30 Ennis Road, PO Box 356
 
North Oxford  MA  01537 
 
Phone  508 987-5375
 
Web Site  http://www.bartoncenter.org/birthplace/
 
Description  early childhood home of Red Cross founder, now in a girl's camp
 
Type of Resource  House Museum
 
Primary Focus  Famous People
 
Collection A-F  Furniture
 
New or Updated:  09/10/2003

 

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  Massachusetts
North Weymouth
Abigail Adams Historical Society
180 Norton Street
North Weymouth MA 02188
Phone 781 335-4205
Web Site http://www.abigailadams.org/
Description birthplace of Abigail Adams, first woman to live in White House as wife of John Adams, and again as mother of John Quincy Adams, depicts early colonial life
Type of Resource House Museum
Primary Focus: Famous People
 

  MA

  Pittsfield

  Herman Melville's Arrowhead

  780 Holmes Road

  Pittsfield  MA  01201    

  Phone   413 442-1793

  Web Site  www.mobydick.org/

  E-mail mailto:info@mobydick.org

  Description  house where Moby Dick and other works were written

  Type of Resource  House Museum

  Primary Focus  Famous People

  New or Updated:  4/28/2006

    MA
 
Quincy
 
Dorothy Quincy Homestead
 
3904 Butler Road
 
Quincy  MA  02169    
 
Phone   617 472-5117
 
Web Site  http://www.nscda.org/ma/quincy_homestead.htm
 
Alt Web  http://www.scstest.com/quincy/attractions.asp
 
Description  John Hancock proposed here
 
Type of Resource   House Museum
 
Primary Focus  Famous People
 
Collection A-F Furniture
 
Owner/Operator:  NS Colonial Dames of America
 
New or Updated:    1/3/2004
 

  MA

  Salem

  House of the Seven Gables

  115 Derby St

  Salem  MA  01970    

  Phone  978 744-0991

  Web Site  www.7gables.org/

  E-mail  mailto:info@7gables.org

  Description  5 houses including author Nathaniel Hawthorne's birthplace

  Type of Resource  House Museum

  Primary Focus  Famous People

  New or Updated:  5/5/2006

 

  MA

  Sandwich

  Thornton W Burgess Society Museum

  4 Water Street (Route 130)

  PO Box 972

  Sandwich  MA   03563    

  Phone 508 888-4668

  Alt Phone  508 888-6870

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

  E-mail  mailto:tburgess@capecod.net

  Description  dedicated to a well known nature oriented writer (1874-1965)

  Type of Resource  Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Famous People

  Research  Library

  New or Updated:  4/6/2007

  MA
 
South Natick
 
Natick Historical Society & Museum
 
Bacon Free Library Building
 
58 Eliot Street
 
South Natick   MA   01760  
 
Phone   508 647-4841
 
Web Site  http://www.natickhistory.com/contactus.html
 
E-mail  mailto:info@natickhistory.com
 
Description  collection dates to 17th century, memorabilia of many well-known figures                     who lived there
 
Type of Resource   Museum
 
Primary Focus  Famous People
  Field of Study
Birds
 
Collection N-Z  Photographs
 
Group Identity   Native American
 
Research /Reading  Library
 
New or Updated:   1/15/2004
 

  MA

  Stockbridge

  Chesterwood

  4 Williamsville Rd

  PO Box 827

  Stockbridge  MA   01262    

  Phone  413 298-3973

  Web Site http://www.chesterwood.org/css2003.html

  Description  home and studio of Daniel Chester French, sculptor -- model of Lincoln

                     Memorial, among other works, is on display

  Type of Resource House Museum

  Primary Focus  Famous People

  Collection N-Z  Sculpture

  Owner/Operator:  National Trust for Historic Preservation

  New or Updated:  6/21/2006

 
 

  MA

  Stockbridge

  Norman Rockwell Museum

  9 Glendale Road

  PO Box 183

  Stockbridge  MA   01262    

  Phone  413 298-4100

  Web Site http://www.nrm.org/

  Description  largest collection of works by the famed illustrator

  Type of Resource  Museum

  Primary Focus  Famous People

  Collection G-M  Illustrations

  Collection N-Z  Paintings

  New or Updated:  6/23/2006

 
  Massachusetts
Stockbridge
Norman Rockwell Museum
9 Glendale Road
Stockbridge MA 01262
Phone 413 298-4100
Web Site www.mrm.org
Description largest collection of works by the famed illustrator
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus: Famous People
Collection G-M Illustrations
Collection N-Z Paintings
 
    MA
 
Stoughton
 
Mary Baker Eddy Historic House
 
133 Central Street
 
Stoughton  MA  02072    
 
Phone  617 278-9000
 
Web Site  http://www.longyear.org/stoughton.html
 
Description  home of Christian Science founder Mary Baker Eddy from 1868-1870, BY                         APPT ONLY
 
Type of Resource  House Museum
 
Primary Focus  Famous People
 
New or Updated:  08/29/2003
 

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Massachusetts
Weymouth
Abigail Adams Birthplace
North and Norton Streets
Weymouth MA 02188
Phone 781 335-4205
Web Site
Description birthplace of the woman who was wife of one president and mother of another
Type of Resource House Museum
Primary Focus: Famous People
 
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