Museum of the Mattapoisett Historical Society
an adventure in 19th Century living. Housed in a charming Meeting House dating from
1821 and now beautifully restored, the ancient pews, graceful galleries, and its replica
of the old high pulpit with sounding board above, carry one back to an age when life in
this quiet New England village revolved around the Church and Town Meeting. The
Meeting House is listed in the National Register of
Attached to the Meeting House
is a replica of a two hundred year old barn (known as the Carriage House).
Its huge timbers of native white pine remind one of construction techniques practiced by
the same sturdy artisans who used the ancient tools making up the
exhibits housed in the barn. Life in the 19th century
comes alive for those who visit here.
here for a link to a recent blog that describes an enthusiastic visit to
the museum and viewing of the mural.
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