School Visits in New Hampshire

Five Historic New England sites for field trips

Although Historic New England doesn’t currently offer formal education programs in New Hampshire, we would be happy to provide a customized visit for your class to any of our properties. Follow the links below to contact the site you are interested in visiting.


Properties in New Hampshire

Barrett House (c. 1800):Located in New Ipswich, this stately mansion in its unspoiled rural setting is truly a relic of a vanished way of life. Please call 617-994-6675 to arrange a school visit.

Gilman Garrison House (1709): Located in Exeter, Gilman Garrison House, described in 1719 as “the old logg house,” was built as a fortified house, strategically sited to protect the valuable sawmills and waterpower sites owned by John Gilman. Please call 603-436-3205 to arrange a school visit

Governor John Langdon House (1784): Located in Portsmouth, Langdon House expresses the governor’s status as Portsmouth’s leading citizen and was praised by George Washington. Today, the museum features exhibitions of work by local artists and material from Historic New England collections. Please call 603-436-3205 to arrange a school visit.

Jackson House (c. 1664): Located in Portsmouth, the oldest surviving wood-frame house in New Hampshire was built by Richard Jackson, a woodworker, farmer, and mariner, on his family’s twenty-five-acre plot. Please call 603-436-3205 to arrange a school visit.

Rundlet-May House (1807): Located in Portsmouth, Rundlet-May House was built by local merchant James Rundlet, who acquired his wealth in the textile trade, and features the latest domestic technology of the era. Please call 603-436-3205 to arrange a school visit.

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