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  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

  Brookline
  Brookline Historical Society
 
347 Harvard Street
  Brookline  MA  02146    
 
Phone  617 566-5747
  Web Site  http://www.townofbrooklinemass.com/TownInformation/HistoricalSociety.html
  E-mail  mailto:w_eayrs@yahoo.com
 
Description  local history in historic Edward Devotion House, owns 2 other historic                         Properties
  
Type of Resource    House Museum
 
Primary Focus  Local History
  Era  1744
  New or Updated:  07/16/2003

  Massachusetts

  Brookline

  Frederick Law Olmsted NHS

  99 Warren Street

  Brookline  MA   02146    

  Phone   617 566-1689

  Web Site  www.nps.gov/frla/home.htm

  Description  CLOSED until 2007 designer of New York's Central Park, Chicago's master plan, and  many more famous landscapes lived and worked here

  Type of Resource   House Museum

  Primary Focus  Famous People

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Architecture

  Research /Reading  Archives

  Era  1810

  New or Updated: 1/17/2006

  Cambridge
  Cambridge Historical Society
 
159 Brattle Street
  Cambridge  MA  02138  
 
Phone  617 547-4252
  Web Site  http://www.pastconnect.com/cambridge/index2.html
 
Description  small local collection in building remodeled to Early Georgian style, local
 
Type of Resource  House Museum
 
Primary Focus  Local History
  Era  1685
  New or Updated:  07/19/2003

  Massachusetts

  Cambridge

  Longfellow NHS

  105 Brattle Street

  Cambridge  MA   02138    

  Phone  617 876-4491

  Web   http://www.nps.gov/long/

  E-mail  mailto:FRLA_Longfellow@nps.gov

  Description  HOUSE CLOSES FOR WINTER SEASON poet Longfellow's home when

                     he taught at Harvard, earlier served as George Washington's

                    headquarters  - archives, fine arts collection

  Type of Resource  House Museum

  Primary Focus  Famous People

  Research  Archives

  New or Updated  1/29/2006
 

  MA

  Canton

  Bradley Estate

  24688 Washington St (Route 138)

  Canton  MA   02021    

  Phone  781 401-3285

  Web Site http://www.thetrustees.org/pages/282_bradley_estate.cfm?redirect=yes

  E-mail  mailto:babonner@ttor.org

  Alt Web http://bradleyestatefunctions.thetrustees.org/

  Description  Country mansion with 60 acres of gardens and woodland

  Type of Resource  House Museum

  Primary Focus  Gardens

  Era 1902

  Owner/Operator:  Trustees of Reservations

  New or Updated:  7/3/2007


 Chatham

  Old Atwood House

  347 Stage Harbor Road

  PO Box 381

  Chatham  MA   02633    

  Phone   508 945-2493

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

  Alt Web  http://www.chathamcapecod.org/index.cfm?page=2 - Museums

  Description  Sandwich Glass, Parian Ware, shells, murals, tools, maritime, 14 display rooms

  Type of Resource   House Museum

  Primary Focus  Local History

  Industry /Profession Fishing

  Collection A-F Costume

  Collection G-M  Glass

  Collection N-Z  Paintings

  Era  1752

  Owner/Operator:  Chatham Historical Society

  New or Updated:   10/31/2005

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