Oldest House (Jethro Coffin House), Nantucket

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  • So old house that is well preserved. Guided tour, informative. More interesting to the parents than the kids. If just adults on your trip, or the kids are into old houses then do it. With guided tour ...  more »
  • Since we visited Nantucket a couple of days prior to Memorial Day weekend, the Oldest House was not open. Still, it was a nice walk from the wharf area to the house. It's rather amazing that such an o...  more »
  • The chimney pattern gives rise to the alternate name "Horseshoe House". First house in Nantucket, only open in season.  more »
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  • I loved it so much
  • Nice way to glimpse in the past to see how life used to be on the island. The garden in the back looked good as well! If you enjoy looking at old wooden plank flooring or old construction then this is a great place to visit.