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Rusell-Colbath House Historic Site

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Charming

The house was closed but easy to peep in the windows, see the garden, cemetery and barn. Ooo what a... read more

Reviewed September 12, 2018
Beatrice H
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Exeter, United Kingdom
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Great find, a bit of history and cleanest restrooms!

We just stopped by due to the "Open House Today" sign on the side of the road. Nice volunteer was... read more

Reviewed August 19, 2017
SMF2_On-The-Go
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12 Sep 2018
“Charming ”
19 Aug 2017
“Great find, a bit of history and cleanest restrooms!”
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National Forest 71 White Mountain Drive, Campton, NH 03223
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Reviewed September 12, 2018 via mobile

The house was closed but easy to peep in the windows, see the garden, cemetery and barn. Ooo what a hard life this was. Fun quick stop.

Thank Beatrice H
Reviewed August 19, 2017 via mobile

We just stopped by due to the "Open House Today" sign on the side of the road. Nice volunteer was available to answer questions about the house and the family that lived there. Bonus was the very clean restrooms we found in the adjacent barn....More

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Reviewed June 25, 2016

We were interested in seeing the house but it wasn't opened. I'm not sure if you can usually go inside, a sign on the side door seemed to indicate that you could get in through the front. There was a pretty garden and interesting cemetery...More

Thank ursalita
Reviewed May 18, 2015

The docent was very knowledgeable about the history of the old home. She was dressed in period costume and was baking gingerbread cake in a cast iron pot in the fireplace. Unfortunately it was not ready to eat while we were there, but it smelled...More

Thank Terry M
Reviewed October 3, 2014

I stopped at this historic site twice and only the second time the house was open. I had a great time reading the interpretive information about the house and the contents. The story of Ruth Priscilla also known as the hermit woman is really amazing....More

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