Discover a kinship with Portsmouth’s past
in nine, centuries-old historic houses,
some of the most important in America.
Within these architectural treasures,
a multitude of rooms with authentic
antique furnishings reveal poignant stories
of family life in a thriving seaport community.
Seafaring merchants, enterprising women,
military heroes, politicians, skilled craftsmen,
domestic servants, Blacks, and new immigrants
are some of the characters
in the stories of these houses:
Rundlet-May House, Gov. John Langdon House, Moffatt-Ladd House, John Paul Jones House,
Wentworth-Gardner House, Wentworth Coolidge Mansion, Tobias Lear House, Warner House, Jackson House and Strawbery Banke Museum