Haverhill’s Cultural Treasures
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Haverhill’s Cultural Treasures
c/o 240 Water Street
Haverhill MA 01830
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.
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Winnekenni 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 email@example.com
Tattersall 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
Buttonwoods 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Whittier 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 email@example.com
Haverhill 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
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.
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.