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Saturday, September 21, 2019 12:00 PM4:00 PM
Referred to as a "neighborhood hidden gem" by the Beacon Hill Times, don't miss this opportunity to tour this beautiful Federal period mansion across from the Boston Common and experience what life was like for an affluent Beacon Hill family in the 1800's. Voted as one of the top 8 examples of Federal architecture by Boston Curbed, and one of the Seven Boston house museums to visit by Boston Magazine, Prescott House was built in 1808 for the Boston merchant, James Smith Colburn. The land was owned by John Singleton Copley, America's most accomplished colonial portrait painter. Tours every hour on Saturdays: September 7, 14, 21, 28. Free admission on 9/21, Smithsonian Museum Day.