New England House Museums: A Guide to More than 100 Mansions, Cottages, and Historical Sites (Paperback)

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A photographic guide to historical homes and dwellings across New England


The one hundred sites in this guide are in all six New England States, dating from the early 17th century to the threshold of our time and the architectural styles reflect those popular over a period of four centuries. The sites are varied and were the homes of leaders and literati, merchants and millionaires, poets and Pilgrims, philosophers and farmers, and seafarers and Shakers.


Each chapter lists the museum’s location, web address, and telephone number and provide a description of the historical occupants as well as an in-depth look at the house's place in national and architectural history.


Sites include:



  • Harriet Beecher Stowe Center, Hartford CT

  • Sarah Orne Jewett House, Souther Berwick ME

  • Emily Dickinson Museum, Amherst MA

  • Robert Frost Farm, Derry NH

  • The Breakers, Newport RI



About the Author


Robert J. Regalbuto has traveled extensively, staying at monastery guesthouses along the way. He is the author of several books, including Monastery Guest Houses of North America, Weekend Walks in Historic New England, Weekend Walks in the Historic Washington, DC, Region, and Weekend Walks in Brooklyn. Regalbuto graduated from Harvard cum laude and lives in Rhode Island.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781581574975
ISBN-10: 1581574975
Publisher: Countryman Press
Publication Date: March 6th, 2018
Pages: 224
Language: English