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  Massachusetts
 
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

Needham
Needham Historical Society
53 Glendoon Road
Needham MA  02192
Phone  781 455-8660
Web Site  www.needhamonline.com/HistoricalSociety/home.html
Description
Type of Resource
House Museum
Primary Focus Local History
Collection N-Z Paintings
Era 1840

  Massachusetts
 
New Bedford
 
Rotch-Jones-Duff House & Garden Museum
 
396 County Street
 
New Bedford  MA  02740    
 
Phone   508 997-1401
 
Web Site  http://www.rjdmuseum.org/
 
Description  Greek Revival house with Victorian gardens, built for whaling merchant
 
Type of Resource  House Museum
 
Primary Focus  Garden
 
Industry /Profession Whaling
 
Collection A-F Furniture
 
Era  1834
 
New or Updated: 12/7/2003

  Newbury
 
Spencer-Pierce-Little Farm
 
5 Littles Lane
 
Newbury MA  01951    
 
Phone  978 462-2634
 
Web Site  http://www.spnea.org/visit/homes/spencer.htm
 
Description  17th century manor house, furnishing, nature walks, visitor center
 
Type of Resource  House Museum
 
Owner/Operator:  SPNEA
 
New or Updated:  12/8/2003

  Massachusetts
 
Newburyport
 
Cushing House Museum
 
98 High Street
 
Newburyport  MA  01950     
 
Phone  508 462-2681
 
Web Site  http://www.newburyhist.com/main.htm
 
Description  local history in mansion of first US envoy to China
 
Type of Resource  House Museum
 
Primary Focus  Local History
 
Collection A-F  Decorative Arts
 
Collection G-M  Miniatures
 
Collection N-Z  Paintings
 
Research /Reading  Library
 
Era  1808
 
Owner/Operator:  Historical Society of Old Newbury
 
New or Updated:  08/11/2003

  Newton
 
Jackson Homestead & Newton City Museum
 
527 Washington Street
 
Newton  MA   02458    
 
Phone  617 796-1450
 
Web Site  http://www.ci.newton.ma.us/jackson/
 
Description  focus on local history as railroad suburb, Underground Railroad stop at                     Homestead building
 
Type of Resource  House Museum
 
Primary Focus  Local History
 
Collection A-F Furniture
 
Research /Reading  Library
 
Era  1809
 
New or Updated:  12/9/2003

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