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Address: 14 Horseshoe Pond Ln, Concord, NH 03301-5028
Phone Number: 6032254555
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Greek Revival home once owned by former President Franklin Pierce.

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Very interesting museum!

The docent led tour of the house was quite informative in getting to know about Franklin Pierce and his work and family life.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Emily M
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Fort Myers, Florida
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Fort Myers, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The docent led tour of the house was quite informative in getting to know about Franklin Pierce and his work and family life.

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Dover, New Hampshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited the Pierce Manse on a hot summer day, but there were fans and an air conditioner that kept everyone comfortable as we toured the house. It is a Georgian style home. In its present setting, it is also a classic New England farmhouse configuration with connecting buildings in the big house-little house-back house-barn arrangement. Here it is in... More 

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Killingworth, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

because it seems the air conditioning units temperature remains high until a tour begins. Informative. Tour guide clearly embraces the man, Pierce and is proud of the Pierce Manse. Many personnel belongings of the Pierce family and period pieces. Plenty of parking. Plan to spend about an hour.

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Royersford, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We were running late and showed up right at closing. The ladies giving tours were so nice and offered us a last minute abbreviated tour. It was fantastic! The tour guide was very knowledgeable of Franklin Pierce and the time period. Unfortunately very little was kept from Pierce's personal life so many of the items are period-authentic, not Pierce-authentic. The... More 

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Los Gatos, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016 via mobile

The Pierce Manse is staffed by volunteers who clearly care about the impression of Franklin Pierce that you take away. Our guide, Cinny, gave us an in-depth depth tour of the Manse itself, explaining how the building was saved from demolition and moved to its present site. She showed us which furniture was original and which wasn't. And she told... More 

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Gloversville, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

Quaint home of Franklin Pierce in Concord. Need reservations. Tour was interesting and full of historical facts.

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

Wonderful that this piece of history was saved from being demolished. Easy to get to and an easy tour.

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Davis, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

We walked past the house but did not go onto the grounds. Located at the top of a hill (no hill climbing necessary), there is a nice view at the rear of the property.

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Orange, CT
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015

This home of Franklin Pierce, the 14th President of the United States (1853-1857) was occupied by Pierce and his family from 1842-1848. It is in excellent condition, with many articles and furnishings original to the Pierces, and many other period pieces. A guided tour is available, which I would recommend, though one can also get a lot f information just... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 via mobile

We finally found the manse with the help of a helpful mailman. Warning ...don't use Trip Advisor map link. The true address is 14 Horseshoe Pond Lane, Concord. The manse is lovely, and the lady volunteers are passionate about it. Great experience!

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