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Shirley-Eustis House

Neighbourhood: Dorchester / Roxbury / Mattapan
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Address: 33 Shirley St, Roxbury, Boston, MA 02119-2725
Phone Number: +1 617-442-2275
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A nice piece of history

I went there will on a CouchSurfing trip and it definitely was a nice place to see. A lot of history to leanr about and a very interesting changing over time house that has all... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 July 2013
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2016

I always wondered about this house so I went there the other day. The outside of the house is very nice. They claim George Washington styled his Mount Vernon home after seeing this house, but no facts on that. the inside of the house is just about empty. A few chairs and some paintings and a few documents. the house... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2013

I went there will on a CouchSurfing trip and it definitely was a nice place to see. A lot of history to leanr about and a very interesting changing over time house that has all the marks of its own history. But the house is not the only attraction there, if you're lucky they might open the carriage house with... More 

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Cambridge, MA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2013

This mansion was built before the Revolutionary War for the Governor of the Massachusetts Bay Province. It later housed other prominent residents of the early United States including the first Democratic-Republican Governor of Massachusetts. Subdivided after the Civil War and turned into a tenement, it's now a National Historic Landmark and has been beautifully restored with period furnishings. The tour... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2013

I went on a tour of the house and the neighborhood this weekend, and it was definitely worth it. I've lived in Boston for most of my life and never made it out here before, but glad that I did! Interesting history, vibrant neighborhood and well worth a trip.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2013

I really look out for interesting historical houses, and it is amazing I didn't know about this place until a few days ago. It turned out to be an extraordinary place -- a beautiful Georgian style building with later Federal enhancements, built cleanly to offer a home of elegance and good taste. The home of British Governor William Shirley and... More 

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