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John Langdon rose from modest origins to become a merchant, shipbuilder, Revolutionary leader, signer of the United States Constitution, and three-term governor of New Hampshire. The house he built for his family expresses his status as Portsmouth’s leading citizen and was praised by George Washington, who visited there in 1789. At the end of the nineteenth century, Langdon descendants purchased the house and restored it to its eighteenth-century glory. The handsome garden, dating from the same era, features restored perennial beds, a rose and grape arbor, and a pavilion.
We are accepting reservations for 2017 and beyond.
Saturdays available in 2017: June 3, 10, and 17; July 1, 8, 15, and 29; August 5, 12, 19, and 26; September 9, 16, and 30; October 7, 14, and 21
Saturdays available in 2018: June 2, 9, 23, and 30; July 7, 14, 21, and 28; August 4, 11, 18, and 25; September 8, 15, 22, and 29; October 6, 13, 20, and 27
Rental Fee: $2,800
Your rental fee supports Historic New England’s mission to preserve and share New England heritage. To express our thanks for your support, we offer you a complimentary one-year membership. Membership benefits include free admission to Historic New England sites, discounts on merchandise and events, and a subscription to Historic New England magazine.
Location: 143 Pleasant Street, Portsmouth, N.H. 03801. Find Governor John Langdon House on Google Maps.
Photos courtesy of TARA Photography.
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