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Address: 119 Sandwich St, Plymouth, MA 02360-2420
Phone Number: 508-746-0012
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Built in 1677, this wooden house now hosts demonstrations of 17th-century...

Built in 1677, this wooden house now hosts demonstrations of 17th-century household practices like spinning and weaving.

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a great example of early early colonial life

This old house is a magnet for cool historical stuff, like the FlipFest, a sampling of colonial-style ale, rum, molasses, and a red-hot poker...what's not to like?

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 25, 2016
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Plymouth, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2016

This old house is a magnet for cool historical stuff, like the FlipFest, a sampling of colonial-style ale, rum, molasses, and a red-hot poker...what's not to like?

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

A gem of a find on Sandwich Street in Plymouth.Go on a Tuesday when the house is open and friendly interpreters will give you a house tour and explain how life was for the Harlow family in 1677. There is a small gift shop. Allow an hour. Free parking on the street. Drop your donation by the door.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2012

The Harlows built this little home and Harlows continued to live in it until the early 20th century. In fact, they hold a family reunion here every summer. It is a little off the beaten path, but still on the main road (Route 3A). If you turn down one of the next little side street on the western side of... More 

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