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Italian-inspired Dining Room mural by George Porter Fernald - circa 1905

Hamilton House

Romancing the past South Berwick, Maine Shipping merchant Jonathan Hamilton built this striking Georgian mansion and National Historic Landmark c. 1785. Its picturesque situation on a bluff overlooking the Salmon Falls River made it an ideal location for Hamilton’s shipping business and, more than a hundred years later, for the summer retreat of Emily Tyson [...]

Belfry chamber at Beauport, Sleeper-McCann House. French wallpaper, semi-repeating scenic pattern of a naturalistic depiction of flowers, foliage, blooming branches, butterflies and exotic birds on a celadon green ground, 1911

Beauport, the Sleeper-McCann House

A designer’s dream Gloucester, Massachusetts Beauport, the Sleeper-McCann House, a National Historic Landmark, was the summer home of one of America’s first professional interior designers, Henry Davis Sleeper. Perched on a rock ledge overlooking Gloucester Harbor, Beauport was Sleeper’s retreat, backdrop for entertaining, and professional showcase, and an inspiration to all who visited. After Sleeper’s [...]

The entry hall of the Governor John Langdon House. The wide central hallway, which runs the length of the house, is an example of traditional Georgian design.

JOHN LANGDON HOUSE, PORTSMOUTH is full of extraordinary decorative details including this grand staircase. One of three houses operated by Historic New England in Portsmouth. Beautiful garden, too. www.portsmouthhistorichouses.org

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Shumway House parlor, about 1740. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.

Shumway House parlor

Three-walled alcove consisting of paneled west wall housing central fireplace flanked by paneled door to left and cupboard to right, with built-in drawers above the fireplace; north wall with original dado paneling and door; east wall with modern reproduction dado. Brick hearth and painted pine floor boards are eighteenth-century in date but not originally from this room. The granite fireplace is a reproduction of the one originally in the house.

The Stone Library at the Old House, the historic home of the Adams family.

The Old House - New England Home Magazine

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The Henry Davis Sleeper House. 90 Chestnut Street Boston

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Hamilton House, built c.1785. A Historic New England property located in South Berwick, Maine.

New England Home Magazine

Featured Homes Tour a Renovated Midcentury Deck House A Lakeville homeowner’s unerring eye and solid instincts bring new life to a neglected old classic Read More → A Historic Litchfield County Home with a Modern Sensibility For his own retreat in Litchfield County, designer Jason Puiia leads a sensitive renovation that honors the home’s storied…

The master bedroom, the Tyson chamber, at Hamilton House.

New England Home Magazine

Featured Homes Tour a Renovated Midcentury Deck House A Lakeville homeowner’s unerring eye and solid instincts bring new life to a neglected old classic Read More → A Historic Litchfield County Home with a Modern Sensibility For his own retreat in Litchfield County, designer Jason Puiia leads a sensitive renovation that honors the home’s storied…

Our own Lyman Estate! Newly reopened in 2012

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After more than a year of energy efficiency improvements and cosmetic upgrades, Historic New England presents the grand reopening of the Lyman Estate in Waltham this Thursday, June 7.