Winslow Crocker House is a historic house in Yarmouth Port, Massachusetts, built circa 1780. In 1936, Mary Thacher, an avid collector of antiques, moved the house of a wealthy 18th-century trader and land speculator, Winslow Crocker, to its present location.Using our international travel planner, Yarmouth Port attractions like Winslow Crocker House can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
Thacher remodeled the interior in order to provide an appropriate early American backdrop for the display of her collection. Woodwork was stripped, smaller-paned windows installed, and a fireplace rebuilt to contain a beehive oven. The result is a colonial Cape Cod house with a 20th-century flavor. Thacher's collection of furniture, accented by colorful hooked rugs, ceramics, and pewter, presents a thorough survey of early American styles, from Jacobean, William and Mary, and Queen Anne to Chippendale. Today the house is owned and operated as a historic museum by Historic New England.
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We toured here a few years back. It was time to return and refresh our memories. Very nice tour. Only one day a week—-Saturday in 2018—, tour on the hour from 11 to 4. The tour lasts an hour. There..... more »
We have been members of Historic New England for many years and think it is the best deal around. Family membership is only $60.00 a year and allows you to visit the 37 Historic New England houses... more »
Wonderful would work inside!
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