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Jabez Howland House

Sandwich and Water Streets, Plymouth, MA
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The sign posted at the home states that this is "The only house left in Plymouth where Pilgrims... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2018
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Best Historical House in Plymouth

After living in town five years finally took the time to walk through this house. So impressive... read more

Reviewed 29 December 2017
Lisa L
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Howland, the son of two Mayflower passengers, bought this house in 1667.
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Reviewed 11 April 2018

The sign posted at the home states that this is "The only house left in Plymouth where Pilgrims actually lived." The home is dated for 1667. The address to where the home is located is 33 Sandwich Street, Plymouth. The home is on the main...More

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Reviewed 29 December 2017

After living in town five years finally took the time to walk through this house. So impressive- the trust that manages the house has done a fantastic job of amassing artifacts from the Howland descendants as well as pieces that would have been correct for...More

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Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

This is the home of my very distant relative John Howland. The tour is interesting. Just know in the winter you can’t go upstairs.

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Reviewed 18 October 2017

The history of the home & its families was very interesting, definately worth a walk from the grist mill near by!

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Reviewed 15 October 2017

A little gem, the two ladies in period dress were very helpful and informative and the one who took us on the tour very knowlegeable. The furniture is original and is the only house left in Plymouth where an original settler lived in 1667. An...More

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Reviewed 13 August 2017

This is a cramped colonial house and could easily be a Puritanical experience, but it was actually delightful.. Judy? I think, who gave us the tour, was SO knowledgable that it was a constant discovery to follow her. I am a descendant of John Howland...More

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Reviewed 11 August 2017

Although it's call the Jabez Howland house, it was actually originally built by Deacon Jacob Mitchell, my wife's 7th great grandfather. A very cool and unique experience. It was nice to have a tour by another Mitchell descendant. She was very knowledgeable and easy to...More

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Reviewed 29 July 2017

The tour we received was great. So much information and fun stories. Amazing that this house is still standing and is in such good shape. The women who work there were all descendants (as am I) and they gave us information about the Howland Society.

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Reviewed 10 June 2017

My mother's lineage goes back to the Mayflower Howland's. Very cool to be in a house that my 11th great grandparents used to be in. Staff were also descendants and very sweet! Enjoyed my visit very much!

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Reviewed 26 April 2017

This is the home occupied by the Jabez Howland Family located at 33 Sandwich Street in Plymouth. The oldest part of the house was built by the, Jacob Mitchell, son of Pilgrim Experience Mitchell. Jabez, the son of Pilgrim John Howland and his wife, Pilgrim...More

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Catskillfamily
7 January 2018|
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Response from phil52_10 | Reviewed this property |
We can’t remember exactly how much it was but it was a nominal amount. It certainly won’t break the bank. Hope this helps.
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10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. daily from May through October.
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