Sarah Orne Jewett House, South Berwick

Garden · Hidden Gem · Historic Site
The Sarah Orne Jewett House is a historic house museum at 5 Portland Street in South Berwick, Maine, United States. The house was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1991 for its lifelong association with the American author Sarah Orne Jewett (1849–1909), whose influential work exemplified regional writing of the late 19th century. The house, built in 1774, is a high-quality example of late Georgian architecture. It is now owned by Historic New England, and is open for tours every weekend between June and October, and two Saturdays per month the rest of the year.
For travelers who use our custom trip planner, South Berwick holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Sarah Orne Jewett House and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
Create an itinerary including Sarah Orne Jewett House
© OpenMapTiles © OpenStreetMap contributors

Sarah Orne Jewett House reviews

Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor traveler rating
TripAdvisor traveler rating 4.5
26 reviews
  • I absolutely adore historic houses because I love the feeling of stepping back in time to a totally different era. Sarah Orne Jewett's house is elegant, inviting, and spacious. I appreciate the...  more »
  • Visited today and found the tour educational. Of particular interest was the life of Sarah. Our tour guide—Sharon Spickler—was knowledgeable and friendly—a great visit.  more »
  • A stop along the way that turned out very interesting. Good collection of books and artifacts fro the 1890 - 1900 period.
  • Sorry never been here. Do not even know where this place is

Plan your trip to South Berwick

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day by day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Popular things to do in South Berwick

Duration: 2 hours
Duration: 2 hours
Duration: 2 hours

Side trips from South Berwick

Duration: 2 hours
Duration: 2 hours
Duration: 2 hours