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Address: Fairhaven, MA
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9:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tue 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wed 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thu - Fri 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Description: A tribute to Henry Huttleston Rogers' daughter.

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Stunning example of Italian Renaissance Architecture

This is among the best examples of period architecture in Fairhaven or anywhere for that matter. Open Monday through Saturday, stop in to check out a book, get online, visit the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
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Fairhaven, Massachusetts
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29 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Fairhaven, Massachusetts
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53 reviews 53 reviews
16 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This is among the best examples of period architecture in Fairhaven or anywhere for that matter. Open Monday through Saturday, stop in to check out a book, get online, visit the Manjiro Nakahama exhibit, or read the original manuscript written by Samuel Clemens (AKA Mark Twain) that he wrote for the dedication of Town Hall, another amazing building just across... More 

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Stow
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81 reviews 81 reviews
37 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

Along with other historic buildings in Fairhaven, the Millicent Library is well worth a visit. Its edifice is beautiful stone like the Unitarian Church and Fairhaven High School. Each room within the Library has its own special history and all the Library employees are so willing and so proud to give explanations and show you around.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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36 reviews 36 reviews
7 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

this building is just gorgeous. The staff is so helpful and friendly. Make sure you visit the area showing Manjiro's history with the United States - the first Japanese to ever live in the US. Also ask about Mark Twain's relationship. A special place for sure. Also ask about why it's named the Millicent library - sad story but it... More 

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Fairhaven, Massachusetts
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

This is one of the buildings that was built by Henry Huttleston Rogers and donated to the town in the early 1900's. A very beautiful and peaceful place to search for that great book yo read

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Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts
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45 reviews 45 reviews
7 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

One of the prettiest little libraries you'll ever see. A great deal of local history and Mark Twain related items. Twain was a regular visitor. Slightly haunted but I'm OK with that.

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Fairhaven, MA
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

this place makes you want to throw out your kindle ( I don't own one). The people behind the desk are always pleasant, kind and extremely helpful. There is a nice warm feeling at this library. It has a little of everything for everyone plus it's a gorgeous building in a cute town.

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Manchester, Connecticut
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86 reviews 86 reviews
35 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

Stop in this library! In one room is the history of the relationship between Manjiro, the first Japanese person to live in the United State who lived in Fairhaven. The library has interesting architecture on its three floors and stained glass windows along with sculptures. Good quick visit

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Fairhaven, Massachusetts
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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I've used Millicent Library since my high school days. Its a real beauty. The library workers are extremely helpful and love what they do.

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West Barnstable, Massachusetts
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61 reviews 61 reviews
14 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

How lucky Fairhave was to have had a benefactor who gave the town beautiful and unique buildings. He not only gave the buildings he gave character to the town itself. Great spots of beauty there..a lovely place to live or visit with many diverse ethnic groupings, including Yankee, Norwegian, Portugese, and French.. This library is especially beautiful, well maintained and... More 

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Fairhaven, Massachusetts
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

This library is rich in history and appearance. It was built by Fairhaven's own Henry Huttleston Rogers and the architecture is so beautifult to behold inside and out. There are many artifacts from the past around the library. On the first floor are 2 framed hand written speeches by Henry's good friend Mark Twain for the opening of the Town... More 

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