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Governor John Langdon House

143 Pleasant St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-4506
+1 603-436-3205
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Very nice grounds

The people were very friendly. The grounds are very nice with good landscaping. Perfect 30... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
193harrym
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Coal City, Illinois
A nice house part of Strawberry Banke

A well preserved house with informed guides and worth the visit. Strawberry Banke is an interesting... read more

Reviewed 26 May 2018
Touristasaurus
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Westwood, New Jersey
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143 Pleasant St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-4506
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+1 603-436-3205
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The people were very friendly. The grounds are very nice with good landscaping. Perfect 30 minutes of my day spent there.

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Reviewed 26 May 2018

A well preserved house with informed guides and worth the visit. Strawberry Banke is an interesting location and living history museum.

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Reviewed 7 March 2018

This was an unexpectedly good stop on our trip to Portsmouth. Very historical spot and conveniently located.

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Reviewed 15 October 2017

Esteemed by George Washington as the finest home in Portsmouth, the John Langdon house is a classic example of Georgian architecture, with several tasteful additions over the centuries blending and enhancing its original design. As such it is a Georgian gem and well worth the...More

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Reviewed 8 October 2017

We visited three period homes in Portsmouth in one day. We did not enjoy this house, perhaps because we had come from a house with interesting and original furnishings, which helped to tell the story of the house. The Langdon house architecture is impressive, both...More

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Reviewed 2 October 2017

The Governor John Langdon House was built by and for the leading citizen of Portsmouth, New Hampshire. Located at 143 Pleasant Street, it was build in 1784 by John Langdon, a merchant, shipbuilder, American Revolutionary War general, signer of the U.S. Constitution and three-term governor...More

Thank Taylor B
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Reviewed 15 September 2017

We love Historic New England and have been members for years, but we were very disappointed in our visit to the Governor John Langdon House. First of all, it was difficult to park there. We have tried on three different occasions to visit this house,...More

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Reviewed 13 May 2017

Worth to Visit if you interested in history.It's worth to visit Governor John Langdon House. If you around downtown.

Thank Amit S
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Reviewed 22 August 2016

Not my favorite tour of Portsmouth homes, but our tour guide was very nice and knowledgeable. It is worth the visit, IMO.We did not get to see the gardens as there was a wedding when we were there.

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Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

This is a very interesting historical house. Our guide Catarina was very knowledgeable and made our visit more enjoyable.

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