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Heritage Plantation is a diversified museum of Americana founded in honor of Josiah Kirby Lilly, Jr. by members of his family. A non-profit corporation, it is dedicated to the presentation and preservation of the collections assembled by the Lilly family and many other contributors.

This museum offers a wide collection of American cultural artifacts including a large collection of antique automobiles, military-related items, and a restored and operational carousel. Gardens, nature trails and a mill are on the grounds. A small bus provides tours of the plantation.

Location: Grove Street, Sandwich Massachusetts 02563 Telephone 508-888-3300

Other History nearby:
(Weymouth) Abigail Adams Birthplace
(Warwick) Apponaug Village
(Newport) Astors' Beechwood Mansion and Museum
(Barrington) Barrington Town Hall
(Fall River) Battleship Cove
(Newport) Belcourt Castle

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