Historical Architecture Today
Tour Day Two
Saturday, October 2, 1999
House was erected
in 1804 and 1805
for the prosperous
John Gardner, Jr.
Photos by Pat Tyler
Above: This mansion
is widely regarded
as one of the most
Federal town houses
in the United States.
Over the years, The Gardner-Pingree House (upper-right) has been
featured prominently in literature on American architecture.
We leave Salem with a glimpse at its pastoral common acres for the people
set aside when the colony was settled. The park area is a feature of all the
early New England towns. Too bad the developers of all American towns and
cities haven't followed the New England example.
If you want to learn more, tune into this Website for more
This Website has information about the excellent book,
Salem: Cornerstones of a Historic City. You can order it online.
Our next historical visit will be to Concord,
first battlegound of the American Revolution.
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