The Wentworth Lear Historic Houses (formerly Wentworth-Gardner & Tobias Lear Historic House Association) are a pair of adjacent historic houses on the south waterfront in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. Both buildings and an 18th-century warehouse are owned by the Wentworth Lear Historic Houses and are operated as a house museum. They are located at the corner of Mechanic and Gardner Streets. The two houses, built c. 1750–60, represent a study in contrast between high-style and vernacular Georgian styling. The Wentworth-Gardner House is a National Historic Landmark, and the houses are listed as the Wentworth-Gardner and Tobias Lear Houses on the National Register of Historic Places.Using our custom trip planner, Portsmouth attractions like Wentworth-Gardner House can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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We visited a number of historic homes in Portsmouth. This one is worth a stop. Our docent was informative and knowledgable.
We visited a number of historic homes in Portsmouth. This one is worth a stop. Our docent was informative and knowledgable. more »
My son and I toured this house and were treated so well.... and we learned a lot! A very worthwhile stop!
My son and I toured this house and were treated so well.... and we learned a lot! A very worthwhile stop! more »
Great historic house tucked off the beaten path. Pam was a fantastic guide!
This is a lovely historic home and an absolute must to see. Plus when you're done I cannot remember the name but go right across the road to the fabulous little seafood shack across the street for the perfect lunch.
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