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Old Sturbridge Village

1 Old Sturbridge Village Road, off Route 20 Sturbridge, MA, 01566 Phone: 508-347-3362 Toll-Free: 800-733-1830

The 1830s are preserved in the homes and buildings in Old Sturbridge Village

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Fully immerse yourself in the nation’s past with a visit to Old Sturbridge Village, a 200-acre re-creation of rural village life in 1830s New England. More than 40 original homes and buildings have been assembled from throughout New England to give visitors a hands-on sense of history. The Asa Knight Store, for example, was built in Dummerston, Vt., in 1810; the Friends Meetinghouse was built in Bolton, Mass., in 1796. Other buildings include the District School, Blacksmith Shop, the Greek-Revival-style Thompson Bank and a circa 1840 Cider Mill with its original cider press. Homes range from a parsonage to the elegant Towne House.
American Antiquarian Society

185 Salisbury Street Worcester, MI Phone: 508-755-5221

In 1812, this organization was begun by Isaiah Thomas. It now functions mostly as a research library.
Clara Barton Birthplace Museum

66 Clara Barton Road North Oxford, MA Phone: 508-987-2056

The first home of one of America's most famous women and the founder of the American Red Cross. Exhibits feature Barton's career and history, in addition to family memorabilia.
Hours: June 1-August 31, Wednesday to Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.; September, Saturdays only, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Admission: Adults, $6; seniors, $5; children age 6 to 12, $3.
Information: www.clarabartonbirthplace.org/
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