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The Mission House

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Address: Main Street, Stockbridge, MA
Phone Number: 413 298 3239
Description: Journey back in time at this Colonial-era house and museum, a National...
Journey back in time at this Colonial-era house and museum, a National Historic Landmark that tells the story of the Stockbridge Mohicans and missionary John Sergeant.
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Charming visit

This is not a large site but it is interesting and thoroughly charming. While exhibits man not be the original items they give some sense of the history of the place and early... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 29, 2014
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Ipswich, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

The Mission House gives an interactive history of the town's founding by the Rev. John Sergeant, missionary to the Mahican natives and first resident of the house. The Sergeants were sent with the teacher Timothy Woodbridge to this area at the request of the tribe's Chief Konkapot in the early-to-mid 18th c. For a complete telling of this story, read... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

This is not a large site but it is interesting and thoroughly charming. While exhibits man not be the original items they give some sense of the history of the place and early Stockbridge. Most rewarding.

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Glen Rock, New Jersey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2011

Very interesting and the guide is very knowledgeable. He was closing as we arrived but he stayed open and gave us a very through tour. Furnishings are not original but authentic. Kudos to the House Manager for his tour.

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