The Duxbury Rural & Historical Society

Historic Houses

Historic Houses Open for the Season on July 15, 2017

 

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The Re-imagined Bradford House

931 Tremont Street

The Bradford House opens July 15 with a brand new exhibition: Four Bradford Daughters, Lives Well-Lived. The exhibition is a self-touring, gallery style installation. Tour guides are available for more information, or just for a chat! The exhibitions feature family-friendly and hands-on activities. An introductory video is available.

The Bradford House is not handicap accessible; there are uneven pathways as well as entry stairs. Accomodations can be made to give the tours on the first floor only. 

 

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King Caesar House

120 King Caesar Road

The King Caesar House offers a tour guide-led experience through the historic period rooms, furnished with Duxbury antiques and maritime treasures. Visitors may view the introductory video, and stroll the grounds which include the remnants of King Caesar’s wharf, now called Bumpus Park. Family treasure hunts and Caesar’s Croquet are offered.

The King Caesar House is not handicap accessible; there are uneven pathways as well as entry stairs. Accomodations can be made to give the tours on the first floor only. 

 

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Nathaniel Winsor, Jr. House

479 Washington Street

The Nathaniel Winsor, Jr. House, DRHS Headquarters, is open year round. Administrative hours are 9:30 am – 2:30 pm (M-Th). The first floor is open to the public, free of charge, and is self-touring. The first floor is handicap accessible.

Please note: the office is closed on Fridays, regular bank holidays, and for vacation during the week from Christmas to New Year’s. Because we are a small staff, we encourage you to call before visiting, to ensure someone is in the office.

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