Jethro Coffin House

sights / Architecture

Jethro Coffin House information

Location
Nantucket Town , USA
Address
16 Sunset Hill
More information
www.nha.org
Prices
adult/child $6/3
Opening hours
11am-4pm mid-May–mid-Oct
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Built in 1686 the Jethro Coffin House is the town’s oldest building still on its original foundation. It’s in a traditional ‘salt box’ style, with south-facing windows to catch the winter sun and a long, sloping roof to protect the home from harsh north winds.