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Historic Sites

Adams National Historic Site
1250 Hancock St., Quincy, MA 02169. Two saltbox cottage homes of four generations of the Adams family, including presidents John Adams and John Quincy Adams. For information call: (617)770-1175


USS Constitution Museum
Charlestown Navy Yard, Box 1812, Charlestown, MA 02129. Preserves the treasure of "Old Irondsides". View ship's logs, weapons, charts, journals and hands-on displays. For information call: (617)426-1812


Paul Revere House
193 Salem St., Boston, MA 02113. Home of patriot and silversmith from 1770 to 1800. It is the oldest building in Boston (circa 1680). For information call: (617)523-2338


Rebecca Nurse Homestead
12 Main St., Rockport, MA 01923. Home of Rebecca Nurse who was executed as a witch in 1692. For information call: (978)774-8799


Old Sturbridge Village
1 Old Sturbridge Village Rd., Rt. 20, Sturbridge, MA 01566. Living-history museum re-creates 1830's New England community. With costumed interpreters who demonstrate daily life, work and celebrations. Special events, tours and lectures. For information call: (508)347-3362


Tourist Attractions

USS Constitution Museum
Charlestown Navy Yard, Box 1812, Charlestown, MA 02129. Preserves the treasures of "Old Ironsides". View the ship's logs, weapons, charts, journals and hands-on displays. For information call: (617)426-1812


House of the Seven Gables
54 Turner St., Salem, MA 01970. Inspiration for Hawthorne's novel. Contains the secret staircase. Hawthorne's birthplace (c. 1750) and two 17th-century houses. Visit the seaside period gardens. For information call: (978)744-1991


Salem Witch Village
282 Rear Derby St., Salem, MA 01970. History of witchcraft with costumed tour guides. For information call: (978)740-9229


Plymouth Plantation
Rt. 3 Exit 4, Pymouth, MA 02362. Experience life in 17th-cnetury Plymouth. Accompany Pilgrims as they go about their daily chores. Visit the 1627 Pilgrim Village. Hobbamock's Homesite, the Crafts Center and the Mayflower II, on the harbor. Open daily April- November. For information call: (508)746-1622


Hancock Shaker Village
Routes 20 and 41, Pittfield, MA 01201. Eighteenth- and 19th-century Shaker buildings. With craft demonstrations, a historic farm, herb and heirloom vegetable gardens. Open daily April- November. For information call: (800)817-1137