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Nice piece of history

The Goddard Mansion is located in Fort Williams Park where the Portland Head Light is. There is a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Carl C
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Franklin, New Hampshire
Interesting

Finished in 1858, the Goddard Mansion was privately owned until 1900 with the federal government... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Greg M
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Goddard Mansion is located in Fort Williams Park where the Portland Head Light is. There is a plaque on the way up the path that tells about the mansion. Today only the walls stand as in 1981 the insides were set on fire due...More

Thank Carl C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to Fort Williams Park to see the Portland Head Light, but we came across this beautiful home as well. Though it is a mere shell of what it once was, you can just see the grandeur it must have had at its best....More

Thank Colleen C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Finished in 1858, the Goddard Mansion was privately owned until 1900 with the federal government took it over and converted to quarters for military officers at Fort Williams. In 1964 when the city of Port Elizabeth acquired it, the mansion was in disrepair. In 1981...More

Thank Greg M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If your attitude towards visiting Europe is that it is nothing more than a bunch of old buildings, this is NOT the place for you. However, if you are fascinated by the stories that are represented by ruins then this is your place. We walked...More

Thank Steven W
Reviewed August 17, 2018 via mobile

Love visiting Goddard while at Portland Headlight. The architecture of this mansion is beautiful in its simplicity. Have taken some great photos here, the mansion is a great backdrop. Love the stone! Walk out back of the mansion to the shore! Enjoy!

Thank Prudygirl1
Reviewed June 23, 2018

This Mansion had to be beautiful in its day. The mansion housed married enlisted men and a Non commissioned officers club. Wish it could be restored and actually view inside. A beauty

Thank StephenJoanS
Reviewed June 19, 2018

Walk out to the old Fort Gun Placements, to bad for the graffiti, then come up to the Mansion from the paths in the back. Use your imagination as to what it would have been like to live here in its hay day.

Thank Robin S
Reviewed June 19, 2018

Nice to visit and catch a few pics. Place has a neat history and the grounds are nice. Take a walk and enjoy the other things in the area too.

Thank BaronVonL
Reviewed February 7, 2018

a must see it is stunning and very cool. worth the trip and especially we were nearby so we got to see it aswell.

Thank silent_21
Reviewed December 3, 2017

The photos posted regarding this locale are well done. Much of what my wife and I saw when we were there. It is an old mansion that has been so let go that what is left are angles for good pics. It is a small...More

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