Haverhill’s Cultural Treasures



Haverhill’s Cultural Treasures        

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Haverhill’s Cultural Treasures

c/o      240 Water Street

Haverhill  MA 01830



  Mission Statement

              Haverhill’s Cultural Treasures is a collaborative of 501c3 non-profit, cultural organizations within the City of Haverhill MA.         The Cultural Treasures: The Winnekenni Castle; The Tattersall Farm; The Buttonwoods Museum; The John Greenleaf Whittier Birthplace and The Haverhill Firefighting Museum- collectively promote preservation, history, science, arts and culture through events and programming.

              Through joint activities, joint venue promotion and cross-promotional event marketing with other organizations within the community, the collaborative will serve to enhance these long standing cultural destinations and ensure they flourish.


Please Visit these Hidden Gems and Unlock the Magic of the Treasures!


IconCastleWinnekenni Castle is an historic landmark built of native stone by Dr. James R. Nichols as his summer home.  Located within Winnekenni Park which spans more than 200 acres of conservation land, the Castle (operated by the nonprofit Winnekenni Foundation Inc.) serves today as a cultural center which hosts both public and private events.   www.winnekenni.com   978/521-1686  winnekenni@yahoo.com


ICONhct-tattersall-jfca2009Tattersall Farm is a 150 acre property with conservation areas and open space (operated by the nonprofit Tattersall Farm Charitable Foundation Trust). It consists of hayfields, meadows and both open and wooded paths for passive recreational activities.   www.tattersallfarm.org   978/994-9252


ICONhct-slipper-Buttonwoods-jfca-2009Buttonwoods Museum (operated by the nonprofit Haverhill Historical Society)  is an active community museum that strives to preserve Haverhill’s history through public programming for all ages, interpretation of its three historic structures and the exhibition of its collections.   www.buttonwoods.org   978/374-4626  info@buttonwoods.org



ICONhctwhittierbp-quill+ink-jfca-2009Whittier Birthplace (operated as a nonprofit by The Trustees of the John Greenleaf Whittier Homestead ) is the homestead of Quaker poet and abolitionist John Greenleaf Whittier. Visitors experience the life of an early New England farm family and enjoy the pastoral pleasures of hiking and picnicking on the grounds. www.johngreenleafwhittier.com   978/373-3979  birthplace@johngreenleafwhittier.com


ICONhct-firetruck-jfca-2009Haverhill Firefighting Museum (operated as a nonprofit by its Board of Directors)  houses the most extensive collection of artifacts relating to the City of Haverhill Fire Department including antique trucks and firefighting and rescue equipment.  www.haverhillfirefightingmuseum.org    978/372-4061


    The Duston-Dustin Garrison House Museum is our newly joined Cultural Treasure . 

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Contact Info:

Call (978) 430-4506


The museum is available at the schedule below and to view by appointment only.  It is currently free of charge however donations are welcome.

We are proud to announce the 2017 Tour Schedule! Keep an eye out for added special events, too.

Posted by Duston-Dustin Garrison House on Sunday, April 30, 2017


In 1697, Thomas Dustin of Haverhill, Massachusetts was building this fortress for his wife Hannah Emerson Dustin and their children. During construction Hannah, her newborn and her nursemaid were captured by Native American warriors.