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Address: Fairhaven, MA
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9:00 am - 8:00 pm
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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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Classic Building

If interested in architecture the Millicent Library is a amazing. See take a look for yourself. The area has a number of old beautiful buildings

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 5, 2015
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Naples, Florida
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Naples, Florida
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47 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

If interested in architecture the Millicent Library is a amazing. See take a look for yourself. The area has a number of old beautiful buildings

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warwick, rhode island
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Henry Rodgers was a rich fellow, a very, very rich fellow. And when his beloved daughter Millicent died tragically at the age of 17 he wanted to build something special in her memory. Since Millicent was a avid reader and lover of books what better memorial than a library. And what a library! Just stunning inside and out, and if... More 

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Fairhaven, Massachusetts
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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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 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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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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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 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 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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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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Additional Information about Millicent Library

Address: Fairhaven, MA
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Fairhaven
Open Hours:
Monday 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

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