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While staying at The Thomas Riggs House you can take advantage of many area attractions of historic interest.
A few links are provided below to get you started discovering Early New England:

Cape Ann Historical Association & Museum
Cogswell Grant
Sargent House Museum
Beauport
House of the Seven Gables
Salem Witch Museum
Rebecca Nurse Homestead
Pioneer Village of Salem
Salem Wax Museum & Salem Witch Village
Salem Witch Dungeon
Castle Hill and Crane Estate
Heard House of Ipswich
Whipple House of Ipswich
The Old Manse in Concord
The Thoreau Farm Trust
Orchard House - Home of the Alcotts
Lyman Estate and Greenhouses
Old Sturbridge Village (Sturbridge, MA)
Plimoth Plantation (Plymouth, MA)
Strawberry Banke (Portsmouth, NH)

The Thomas Riggs House is of particular interest to reenactors and those drawn to living history. Reenactment organizations which may be of interest include:
        
You Can Live History
Sudbury Minutemen
Reenactors Network
Glover's Marblehead Regiment
Lexington Minutemen
RevWar Research
The Continental Line
Col. Bailey's 2nd Massachusetts Regiment

Colonial Williamsburg

Those with a particular interest in historic architecture, early American music, decorative arts including historic furniture, historic gardens,
and Colonial life may find the following links of interest.

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Peabody-Essex Museum
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
Fogg Art Museum at Harvard University
The Currier Museum in Manchester, NH
Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities
Albany Institute of History and Art
Society of American Music
Vernacular Architecture Forum

 

 


Dining room looking into the parlor


Welsh dresser with 17th-century document box


View of the three early bed chambers

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