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John Greenleaf Whittier Home

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Located on Friend St., this was the 1836-92 home of the abolitionist and author. Whittier's works included "Snow Bound" and "The Barefoot Boy". The house remains almost unchanged and contains orginal furnishings, portraits, engravings, manuscripts and a large portion of Whittier's library.

Open Tuesday - Saturday 10am-4pm, May through October. Open by appointment the rest of the year. Closed July 4, Thanksgiving and December 25.

Location: 86 Friend St., Amesbury Massachusetts 01913 Telephone 978-388-1337

Other History nearby:
(Marblehead) Abbot Hall
(North Salem) America's Stonehenge
(Salem) America's Stonehenge
(Exeter) American Independence Museum
(Exeter) American Independence Museum
(Lowell) American Textile History Museum

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