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Royal Barry Wills Archive spans from Cape Cod to Newport Beach

Born in Melrose, Massachusetts, and educated at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, well-known architect Royal Barry Wills had deep New England roots. He and his Boston-based firm, Royal Barry Wills Associates, designed more than 2,500 homes with a particular focus on traditional regional styles such as Cape Cod and...

Sign up for this year’s Casey Farm CSA

Casey Farm CSA in Saunderstown, Rhode Island, is now accepting members for the 2018 season. Become a Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) member and support the farm by purchasing a share of certified organically grown produce including vegetables, fruits, herbs, and flowers. Pick up your share at Casey Farm on a...

What’s happening this week: February 12-18

As we prepare to open Historic New England’s seasonal homes, farms, and landscapes in the spring, our events calendar is filling up! Join us this week at one of these upcoming programs, taking place across New England: Tuesday, February 13 Homeschool Program, Life in 1800 at Otis House in Boston,...

Celebrating black history at the Vermont Grange

Obscure stories of the past are often found between the lines of historical records. The piece of ephemera shown here came to light during research for Rooted: Cultivating Community in the Vermont Grange, the sixth film in Historic New England’s Everyone’s History documentary series. The document is the bimonthly Friday...

Catchlight brings color to New England’s historic homes

Sponsored Post Historic New England is proud to welcome Catchlight Painting as a Preservation Partner. This sponsorship reflects our mutual dedication to New England’s historic houses. Catchlight is a full-service residential painting company serving the Greater Boston metropolitan area. We spoke with Nigel Costolloe, the company’s president. He is...

What’s happening this week: February 20-25

Future Retro: Drawings from the Great Age of American Automobiles is now on display a the Eustis Estate! This showcase, organized by the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, and selected from the Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Collection, surveys this rich graphic history of automotive art and provides a view...

Castle Tucker

A time capsule of Victorian taste Wiscasset, Maine Dramatically sited on a hill overlooking the Sheepscot River, Castle Tucker tells the story of a prominent shipping family’s life on the coast of Maine over a period of 150 years. From 1858 until the end of the twentieth century, both...

Nickels-Sortwell House

A prime example of Federal architecture Wiscasset, Maine Located on Wiscasset’s Main Street, Nickels-Sortwell House is a National Historic Landmark and one of the region’s finest examples of high Federal-style architecture. Built by successful ship owner Captain William Nickels, the house epitomizes the brief period when shipbuilding and the...

Marrett House

Experience a New England classic Standish, Maine In 1796 Daniel Marrett, a recent Harvard graduate, moved to Standish, Maine, to become the town minister. He bought the most imposing house in town to reflect his status as the community’s leading citizen. Three generations of Marretts remained there for nearly...

Sarah Orne Jewett House Museum and Visitor Center

Discover an author’s inspiration South Berwick, Maine Writer Sarah Orne Jewett was born in her grandparents’ eighteenth-century house. She lived there with her family until 1854, when they built a Greek Revival house next door. As Sarah gained attention as an author, she and her family lived in the...