List of Historic Houses in Massachusetts - Eastern Massachusetts - Middlesex County

Middlesex County

  • Arlington
    • Jason Russell House (Arlington) – Bloodiest spot in the Battle of Lexington and Concord; built 1740
  • Burlington
    • Wyman House (Burlington) – oldest house in Burlington, built c. 1666
  • Cambridge
    • Cooper-Frost-Austin House (Cambridge) – oldest house in Cambridge; built c. 1681
    • Elmwood (Cambridge) – birthplace and home of poet James Russell Lowell; built 1767
    • Asa Gray House (Cambridge) – designed by Ithiel Town, home of botanist Asa Gray
    • Hooper-Lee-Nichols House (Cambridge) – 2nd oldest house in Cambridge; 1685
  • Chelmsford
    • Barrett-Byam Homestead – (Chelmsford) – prior to 1663
    • "Old Chelmsford" Garrison House – (Chelmsford) – prior to 1691
  • Concord
    • The Old Manse (Concord) – built by Ralph Waldo Emerson's grandfather; Emerson and Nathaniel Hawthorn wrote some of their work in the house; 1770
    • Orchard House (Concord) – home of Louisa May Alcott; the novel Little Women was written here
    • The Wayside (Concord) – home of Louisa May Alcott and later Nathaniel Hawthorne
    • Bush, Ralph Waldo Emerson House (Concord) – home of Ralph Waldo Emerson
    • Reuben Brown House – Colonial style built in 1725
  • Lexington
    • Hancock-Clarke House (Lexington) – home of the Reverend John Hancock (grandfather of John Hancock, signer of the Declaration of Independence) and the Reverend Jonas Clarke; built between 1698 and 1738 in Lexington, Massachusetts
  • Lincoln
    • Codman House (Lincoln) – Federal style; built 1735
    • Gropius House (Lincoln) – designed by Walter Gropius; 1938
    • Hoar Tavern (Lincoln) – Oldest home in Lincoln; built 1680
  • Medford
    • Grandfather's House (Medford) – original destination from "Over the River and Through the Woods"
    • Isaac Royall House (Medford) – a very fine mansion from the early 18th century with New England's only surviving slave quarters
    • Peter Tufts House (Medford) – perhaps the oldest all-brick house in the United States
  • Lowell
    • Whistler House Museum of Art (Lowell) – birthplace of painter James McNeill Whistler
  • Natick
    • Henry Wilson Shoe Shop – Henry Wilson, eighteenth Vice President of the United States, made shoes in this ten footer.
  • Newton
    • Dupee Estate-Mary Baker Eddy Home
    • Reginald A. Fessenden House (Newton) – home of technologist Reginald Aubrey Fessenden
  • Somerville
    • Samuel Gaut House (Somerville) – Italianate style; built 1855
  • Stoneham, Massachusetts
    • Shoe Shop-Doucette Ten Footer, 1850 ten footer
  • Townsend
    • Reed Homestead (Townsend) – murals by Rufus Porter, founder of Scientific American
  • Waltham
    • Gore Place (Waltham) – brick country estate; built 1806
    • Lyman Estate (Waltham) – country estate; built 1793
    • Robert Treat Paine Estate (Waltham) – country estate, collaboration of Henry Hobson Richardson and Frederick Law Olmsted; built 1866 and 1884
  • Watertown
    • Abraham Browne House (Watertown) – circa 1694–1701
    • Edmund Fowle House (Watertown) – site of revolutionary government and first US treaty; early 1740s
  • Woburn
    • 1790 House (Woburn) – large Federal house with interesting history; 1790
    • Baldwin House (Woburn) – home of engineer Col. Loammi Baldwin; 1661
    • Benjamin Thompson House-Count Rumford Birthplace (Woburn) – birthplace of Benjamin Thompson, also known as Count Rumford

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