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Gore Place, Waltham

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Welcome to the Gore Place Facebook Page. Gore Place is the Federal period estate of Rebecca and Christopher Gore. The estate includes the beautiful 1806 Mansion, a 1793 Carriage House and a farm with period breeds of sheep and chickens. Gore Place is the site of the popular annual Sheepshearing Festival, hosts concerts, holiday teas and family events. The grounds are open to the public year-round, and tours are available Monday through Saturday and selected Friday evenings.
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  • A beautifully preserved country estate where you can experience American life as it was in the early 19th century.  more »
  • I went here over the summer with friends. Last visit was probably 20 years ago. Well worth a new or revisit. Allot of new restoration. New rooms opened. Barn with coaches from the family on display. N...  more »
  • Beautiful Estate with a hugh home and lots of land with a small farm area. Have been to lots of different functions - attractions (Vietnam War Moving Wall, Sheep shearing, many festivals, Circus Smirc...  more »
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  • Great piece of history. Besides the beautiful mansion, the grounds are nice for a walk. They also have a small farm with animals and you can take your kids to see them.
  • Piece of Heaven in the earth love with all my heart it's just amazing go there with my kids 😍😍😍😍😘😘😘😘😍😍😍😍
  • Very lovely place for a wedding! Clean and beautiful grounds.
  • House built in 1806, good tour, has model for visually-impaired to braille so they know how the layout goes together when they take the tour. Lots of period antiques.
  • The best historical home I've visited in New England so far. It's the oldest, most authentic, most interesting architecturally -- and they're constantly striving to improve the historical accuracy of the property. I can't wait to go back when they uncover the nation's first indoor toilet. (Really) Or when they install plexiglass to the heaters in the basement which vented into the laundry room. Our docent was the most knowledgeable and gave us a thorough your well worth the money.

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