OTIS HOUSE MUSEUM, CIRCA 1796
This home is located on Cambridge Street in Boston. It was built by Charles Bulfinch for the wealthy congressman and lawyer, Harrison Gray Otis and his wife Sally. The interior reflects high-style Federal design. When you tour their home you will hear fascinating details of the lives of the Otis family. As you continue your walking tour, you will be able to see the changes over time in the Beacon Hill and West End neighborhoods.
NICHOLS HOUSE, CIRCA 1804
The Nichols House can be found on Mount Vernon Street. It is an intimate home attributed to Charles Bulfinch. The home's authentic interiors reflect the evolving tasted of the 19th and early 20th centuries of Boston. The museum in the former home of Rose Standish Nichols, who was a landscape designer, suffragist and pacifist.
PRESCOTT HOUSE, CIRCA 1808
This magnificent home is located on Beacon Street. It is a Federal style townhome designed by Asher Benjamin and overlooks Boston Common. The townhome is furnished throughout with antique objects, paintings and furniture. This home also features a faithfully restored bedchamber, along with a study of famed historian, William Prescott and reflects a most gracious 19th century home, complete with a fine costume collection.
GIBSON HOUSE, CIRCA 1859
A few blocks down on Beacon Street, you will find a wonderfully preserved Victorian townhouse occupied by three generations of a prominent Boston family. It features original late 19th century interiors and intact servant's area.
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