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Whittier Home - Open for Tours

Whittier Home - Open for Tours2017-08-02T12:50:00+00:00
86 Friend Street
Amesbury, MA 01913
Saturday, August 4, 2018 (11:00 AM - 4:00 PM)

Pricing

Adults $6, Seniors $5, Children & Veteran's FREE

Event Details


From 1836 until his death in 1892, John Greenleaf Whittier lived and wrote most of his poetry and prose here in this Amesbury, MA home. Built circa 1829, this classic New England farmhouse retains the decor and structure of the home as Whittier and his family knew it during the mid- and late 1800s. 

While it serves as a National Historic Landmark and tribute to the Quaker poet and the anti-slavery champion who made outstanding contributions to the life and literature of this country, it also plays an important role in the region’s contemporary literary scene, attracting writers from Greater Boston and beyond. 

We invite you to learn more about the Whittier Home and Museum, and to share in the legacy of one of the most important poets of the 19th century.

Adults $6, Seniors $5, Children & Veteran's FREE

Additional Information
Event Contact:
Chris Bryant
Contact Organization:
Whittier Home Association
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