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General Sylvanus Thayer Birthplace

786 Washington Street, Braintree, MA 02184
781-848-1640
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Ranked #4 of 6 Attractions in Braintree
Description: Birthplace of the "Father of West Point," the house contains a fine collection of pre-19th century furnishings.
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Braintree, Massachusetts, United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013

A nice trip back in time, interesting for the whole family. Not overwhelming, but a good taste of one of he earliest colonies.

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Braintree, Massachusetts
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2013

The Tour of the Thayer House is a great Tour if you are like history. There is parking and a Museum in the Building where you meet to take the tour. I recommend making a visit if you are interested in local history.

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BURLINGT
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2013

Would be good for families with children with short attention spans. Quality exhibits, small but quality.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2011 via mobile

This program is local, and cheap, however, I went here on a field trip, and my time was wasted, only making bread and butter to find out I was allergic to some of the ingridients such as dairy, and we sat for about 2 1/2 hours listening to someone share his informational knowledge.

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Braintree, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2011

I would highly recommend visiting to the Thayer House. It is a great history tour.

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