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Quincy
 
Josiah Quincy House
 
20 Muirhead Street
 
Quincy  MA  02170    
 
Phone  617 227-3957
 
Web Site  http://www.spnea.org/visit/homes/quincy.htm
 
Description  SPNEA property of Revolutionary era leader
 
Type of Resource   House Museum
 
Era  1770
 
New or Updated:  1/3/2004

  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

  Massachusetts
 
Rockport
 
Sandy Bay Historical Society & Museums
 
40 King Street
 
Rockport  MA  01966    
 
Phone   978 546-9533
 
Web Site  http://www.sbhs-rockport.org/
 
Description  local industries and history of Cape Ann area; Hannah Jumper, Dogtown
 
Type of Resource   House Museum
 
Primary Focus  Local History
 
Collection A-F Furniture
 
Collection N-Z  Toys
 
Research /Reading  Library
 
New or Updated:    1/5/2004

Roxbury
Roxbury Heritage State Park
John Eliot Square
Roxbury MA
Phone 617 445-3399
Web Site http://www.state.ma.us/dem/parks/rxhp.htm
Description 1750 house served as headquarters of General John Thomas during siege of Boston in 1775
Type of Resource  House Museum
Era  Revolutionary War

  Massachusetts
 
Roxbury
 
Roxbury Historical Society
 
183 Roxbury Street
 
St John Eliot Square
 
Roxbury      MA  02119    
 
Phone   617 445-3399
 
Web Site  *****
 
Description  local history in historic house
 
Type of Resource   House Museum
 
Primary Focus  Local History
 
Research /Reading  Library
 
Era  1750
 
New or Updated:  1/5/2004

  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
 

  Massachusetts

  Salem

  Phillips House

  34 Chestnut St

  Salem  MA   01970    

  Phone  978 744-0440

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

  E-mail  mailto:info@phillipsmuseum.org

  Description five generations of family furnishings & transportation

  Type of Resource  House Museum

  Collection  Decorative Arts

  Collection  Porcelain

  New or Updated:  5/8/2006
 

  Sheffield

  Ashley House

  Cooper Hill Road

  Ashley Falls

  Sheffield  MA

  Phone  413 298-3239

  Web Site http://www.thetrustees.org/pages/252_ashley_house.cfm?redirect=yes

  Description  house was site of pre-Revolutionary activity, home of slave freed in

                    1781 court battle

  Type of Resource  House Museums

  Era  1735

  Owner/Operator:  Trustees of Reservations

  New or Updated:  6/28/2007

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