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Address: 50 Mechanic St, Portsmouth, NH
Phone Number: 603-436-4406
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An historic attraction on the Portsmouth Harbor Trail that has interiors...

An historic attraction on the Portsmouth Harbor Trail that has interiors decorated by New England's renowned figurehead carvers.

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Excellent House Tour

This was one of three houses we toured on a rainy day in Portsmouth. We were the only two on the tour on this day. The tour guide was extremely knowledgable and was happy to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 8, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015

This was one of three houses we toured on a rainy day in Portsmouth. We were the only two on the tour on this day. The tour guide was extremely knowledgable and was happy to answer any question you had - she was also helpful in recommending areas to see in Portsmouth which were low-cost/free. The house and gardens were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015 via mobile

When you visit the Wentworth Gardner home you are also visiting the near by home of Tobias Lear V the personal assistant to George Washington throughout his presidency and after. The Lear home is in relatively poor condition but is apparently schedule for reconditioning work sometime in the next few years. The real jewel on this visit is the Wentworth... More 

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Chocorua, NH
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Beautiful house and gardens and knowledgeable guides; lots of history of Portsmouth and residents of house.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2011

Very clear and interesting accounts of the buildings history during the guided tour. An ideal supplement to Strawberry Banke.

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