A visit to the home of Governor John Langdon will take you back in time to the post-American revolution and the beginnings of the Republic. Langdon served as governor of New Hampshire for three terms. He was the leader of the Revolutionary War, the signer of the United States Constitution and a friend of George Washington, who visited the house in 1789. The mansion has a spacious central hall, a beautifully carved mantel, a dining room designed by Stanford White, a perennial bed, a 160 foot long rose and grape arbor and a large garden with a pavilion. .
Admission includes visits to alternating exhibitions. Historic New England areas include Jackson House and Landmei House in Portsmouth, Jackson House and Rundlet-May House in Portsmouth, Sayward-Wheeler House in York Harbor, ME, and Hamilton House and Sarah Orne Jewett House Museum and Visitor Center in South Berwick, ME. They own 5 residential areas in the Portsmouth museum and visitor center. For information on opening hours, entrance fees, public event times, etc., visit our website.
New England has a long history and is the oldest, largest, and most comprehensive community protection organization in the United States. It offers a rare opportunity to experience New Englanders’ lives and stories through their homes and properties.