If you're near Waltham, MA make it a point to visit Gore Place.Great architecture dating back to the 1800s. Much of the furniture and decor inside the mansion is original. The mansion served as a summer home for Christopher and Rebecca Gore until 1816, when they began to live rhere year round. The architecture of the mansion was influenced by English and French buildings that Rebecca had seen and adnmired during their time in Europe. The grounds are magnificent with very old trees throughout. The 45-minute tour is informative and very interesting.