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Elizabeth Perkins House

394 Southside Rd, York, ME 03909-5116
+1 207-363-4974
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Beautiful grounds

Well--it was hard to rate this since it was closed for renovations this summer, but since we were... read more

Reviewed 5 August 2016
MaryKop
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Colorado Springs
Interesting historic house

Interesting historic house in York village. Bought & added to by Elizabeth Perkins. All furnishings... read more

Reviewed 26 June 2015
blondie16
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New Bedford,MA
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Perkins, the founder of the Old York Historical Society, used to spend time here with Mark Twain.
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5 Aug 2016
“Beautiful grounds”
26 Jun 2015
“Interesting historic house”
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394 Southside Rd, York, ME 03909-5116
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+1 207-363-4974
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Reviewed August 5, 2016

Well--it was hard to rate this since it was closed for renovations this summer, but since we were here, we at least walked the grounds. Historic property along the York River, the house dates from the 1700s but is restored to what it was like...More

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Reviewed June 26, 2015

Interesting historic house in York village. Bought & added to by Elizabeth Perkins. All furnishings exactly as she left it. Excellent tour by 2 tour guides. Nice grounds & location by the river.

2  Thank blondie16
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Reviewed February 19, 2015

Beautiful antique old home with gorgeous surroundings. Gives a glimpse of what life was like "back in the day." Antique collectors and history buffs will enjoy.

2  Thank mollycat14
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Reviewed June 28, 2014

Yesterday, we decided to take advantage of the nice weather and do the historic tour in York Village. Our favorite part of the tour was the Elizabeth Perkins House. Tours are only given on Tues, Thurs and Sat. The woman giving the tour obviously loved...More

2  Thank Kathy B
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Reviewed August 13, 2013

The history of these buildings weaves and turns many times. These were most interesting people and while "conventional" seem to have eccentric and personal impressions they left behind.

2  Thank Steveuj
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Reviewed April 5, 2012

This house was built by my great great grandfather Sewall and was subsequently taken over by Elizabeth Perkins, a wealthy Bostonian back in the victorian days. It has indian shutters to protect against indian attacks and arrows, is absolutely lovely inside and will not disappoint.

7  Thank Spiewakowski
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Reviewed December 25, 2011

Apart from an awesome setting and an above-average historic house, this docent led tour tells the story of the woman who is responsible for the colonial revival movement in America. As one of several houses in the Museums of Old York collection, the Perkins house...More

3  Thank pcyork
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