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Massachusetts
Concord
Old Manse
269 Monument Street
PO Box 572
Concord  MA  01742
Phone
978 369-3909
Web Site
http://www.thetrustees.org/theoldmanse.cfm
E-mail
mailto:oldmanse@ttor.org
Description
house next to North Bridge, where 1st major fighting of Revolution took place, later home of Ralph Waldo Emerson and Nathaniel Hawthorne
Type of Resource House Museum
Primary Focus Famous People
Kind of Activity Trail
Era Revolutionary War
Owner/Operator: Trustees of Reservations
New or Updated: 05/12/2003

Orchard House - Home of the Alcotts
399 Lexington Road
PO Box 343
Concord MA 01742
Phone
978 369-5617
Web Site
www.louisamayalcott.org
Description
Louisa May Alcott of "Little Women" fame was only one of this well known family
Type of Resource
House Museum
Primary Focus:
Famous People

  MA
 
Concord
 
Ralph Waldo Emerson House
 
28 Cambridge Turnpike
 
Concord  MA  01742    
 
Phone  978 369-2236
 
Web Site  *****
 
E-mail  www.fiddlersgreen.net/buildings/new-england/emerson-hse/info/info.htm
 
Description  home of philosopher and poet at the center of the Transcendentalist
 
Type of Resource  House Museum
 
Primary Focus  Famous People
 
Era      1835-1882
 
New or Updated:  08/11/2003

  Massachusetts
Cummington
William Cullen Bryant Homestead
207 Bryant Road
Cummington MA 01026
Phone 413 634-2244
Web Site http://www.thetrustees.org/bryanthomestead.cfm
E-mail mailto:bryanthomestead@ttor.org
Description boyhood home of 19th century poet, editor & publisher with some original furniture, on 195 acres
Type of Resource House Museum
Primary Focus Famous People
Field of Study/Science Facility Politics
Owner/Operator: Trustees of Reservations
New or Updated: 05/06/2003

  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

  MA
 
Fall River
 
Fall River Historical Society
 
451 Rock Street
 
Fall River  MA  02720  
 
Phone  508 679-1071
 
Web Site  BROKEN http://www.lizzieborden.org/
 
Alt Web  http://www.fallriverma.org/tourism/tourism_attractions.asp
 
Description  local museum in relocated 1843 house, with Lizzie Borden collection
 
Type of Resource  House Museum
 
Primary Focus  Famous People
 
Research /Reading  Library
 
Era      1843
 
New or Updated:  09/15/2003 


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Lincoln
 
Gropius House
 
68 Baker Bridge Road
 
Lincoln  MA  01773    
 
Phone  781 259-8098
 
Web Site  http://www.spnea.org/visit/homes/gropius.htm
 
Description  SPNEA house, New England home designed by Bauhaus leader  Walter                         Gropius as his own residence
 
Type of Resource  House Museum
 
Primary Focus  Famous People
 
Field of Study/Science Facility  Architecture
 
Era      1937
 
Owner/Operator:  SPNEA
 
New or Updated:  10/28/2003

  MA
 
Lincoln
 
Thoreau Institute
 
44 Baker Farm
 
Lincoln  MA  01773    
 
Phone  617 259-9411
 
Web Site  http://www.walden.org/institute/
 
Toll Free  800 554-3569
 
Alt Web  http://home.earthlink.net/~steveells/beech_spring/
 
Description  primarily a research and resource center for works by Henry David                         Thoreau and other transcendentalists
 
Type of Resource  Museum
 
Primary Focus  Famous People
 
Research /Reading  Library
 
New or Updated:  11/16/2003 

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Lowell
 
Whistler House Museum of Art
 
243 Worthen Street
 
Lowell  MA  01852    
 
Phone  978 452-7641
 
Web Site  http://www.whistlerhouse.org/
 
Description  works by New England artists in home of James McNeil Whistler in house                         where the latter was born
 
Type of Resource  House Museum
 
Primary Focus  Famous People
 
Collection N-Z  Paintings
 
Era      1823
 
New or Updated:  11/17/2003

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