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Millicent Library

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First off, let me disclose that I do not live in Fairhaven, but secretly I wish I did. This is... read more

Reviewed October 4, 2018
Dartmouth, MA
Touch history!

Visited during a walking tour and was overwhelmed by all the architectural features. All interior... read more

Reviewed June 18, 2018
West Wareham, Massachusetts
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A tribute to Henry Huttleston Rogers' daughter.
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Fairhaven, MA
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Reviewed October 4, 2018

First off, let me disclose that I do not live in Fairhaven, but secretly I wish I did. This is such a lovely, friendly town with many historical treasures. It's a terrific place to visit to get a real feel for historical MA. The town...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank alicat757
Reviewed June 18, 2018

Visited during a walking tour and was overwhelmed by all the architectural features. All interior lighting beautiful and original. Staff welcomes visitors and you must peek into each reading room to view the historic artifacts. Aa amazing town treasure!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank lmardo
Reviewed September 9, 2017 via mobile

This small town library is beautiful. The inside architecture looks original and it's fun to look around. It also happens to be my local library - the staff are really helpful and it's part of the SAILS system, so you can request almost anything. It...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank aberg88
Reviewed August 9, 2017

this is an intimate library with small rooms and delicate decorations suitable for a young woman. Henry Huttleston Robers, a partner with Rockefeller imported stonemasons from Europe to build this beautiful library as a memorial to his daughter Millicent. His friend Mark Twain came to...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Martin L
Reviewed July 12, 2017

The Millicent Library was named for Henry Huttleston Rogers' daughter Millicent who died in 1890 at the age of 17.  The library is ornamented with molded terra-cotta reliefs, red slate roof and a large stained glass window.  Mark Twain was a friend of Rogers and...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Janina D
Reviewed April 17, 2017 via mobile

A beautiful building steeped in history. If you enjoy history and architecture the center of Fairhaven has much to offer.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank BlueDevil67
Reviewed April 11, 2017

Yet another piece of beautiful architecture by Henry Huttleston Rogers for the residence of Fairhaven, Mass. Nothing anywhere can compare with all of these authentic buildings in Fairhaven .

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank George B
Reviewed March 13, 2017

Very lovely. Surely not the largest bibliotheca around but certainly one of the classiest. Many computers to work on, several rooms to explore. They have a large cd collection I borrow from. They are a member of SAILS that allows you to online order books,...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Uncle-Tonoose
Reviewed March 8, 2017

This library is exceptionally beautiful, a must see if you are visiting Fairhaven.. The architecture is outstanding, and it is very well maintained.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank JCOA2010
Reviewed January 4, 2017

I have taken my children here since they were 2. Just looking at the beautiful architecture of each room will keep you entertained for hours. Always helpful and super cozy during the winter months when you need to get out of the house.

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Brandy S
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