Wentworth Gardner House
Tobias Lear House
The Tobias Lear House, next door to the Wentworth Gardner House , is a hip-roofed colonial residence that was home to the family of...
South Ward Meetinghouse
The towering meetinghouse, completed in 1866, replaced a parish meetinghouse that had been on the site since 1731. The 1st floor of the...
Strawbery Banke Museum
Spread across a 10-acre site, the Strawbery Banke Museum is an eclectic blend of period homes that date back to the 1690s. Costumed...
Marked only by a red door, this casual, low-key lounge has nightly DJs or live music and a luscious martini list. There's often a cover...
For more than 40 years, this family-owned no-frills place has been a local institution for homemade chowder and lobster rolls. Its...
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Wentworth Gardner House information
This 1760 structure is one of the finest Georgian houses in the US. Elizabeth and Mark Hunking Wentworth were among Portsmouth's wealthiest and most prominent citizens, so no expense was spared in building this home, which was a wedding gift for their son. Ticket price includes admission to the adjacent Tobias Lear House , a hip-roofed colonial residence that was home to the family of George Washington’s private secretary.