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Poore Family Homestead Historic Farm Museum

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Address: RFD #1, Stewartstown, Colebrook, NH 03576
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+1 603-237-5500
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11:00 - 15:00
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 13:00
Sat - Sun 11:00 - 15:00
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Established in 1862, this farm is a monument to New England farmers.

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House tour is great

Though the buildings are run down, what's in them is well worth seeing. Propaganda flyer from the Spanish American War, advertisings and clippings neatly displayed and well worth... read more

Reviewed 7 July 2015
KaTe2
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Exeter, New Hampshire
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Newmarket, New Hampshire
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Reviewed 28 September 2015

A truly unforgettable place! Bring the kids, learn about farming, view old tools and garden plants, or go to one of their summer events...like pressing apple cider with an old fashioned hand press.

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Exeter, New Hampshire
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Reviewed 7 July 2015

Though the buildings are run down, what's in them is well worth seeing. Propaganda flyer from the Spanish American War, advertisings and clippings neatly displayed and well worth reading (don't miss the Advice to Wife and the Circus ones) and great collection of farm equipment and old clothing.

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Uxbridge, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 26 February 2015

If you like the old farming days. , this place is a must see.Most likely not open in the winter, altho check the website for the schedule of happenings. Pay attention to the detailed garden. ( which plant is what ) In my opinion this is very interesting.

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Bradford, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 25 September 2014

Everything I saw online said the site was open to the public year-round. I parked at the information booth and there were "no trespassing" signs all around and the booth had a "closed" sign on it. No other information was provided. Very disappointed.

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Salem, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 7 August 2014

I love this museum and property. If you love authentic REAL historical places like I do you will love it. I really like how the family property and things are from the place and not perfect. See how people really lived in the North Country. Plenty for men and women to enjoy. For the ladies, antique needle work abounds and... More 

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Reviewed 12 July 2014 via mobile

The Poore Farm is the real deal: enter a time warp and emerge 100+ years ago, to a world without electricity, with few modern items, where hard work and grit were required to make it through each day. It is all here, in a charming setting. There are also hiking trails. Be sure to speak with the docents, who are... More 

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