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Gore Place, the Federal period, historic house and estate of Massachusetts Governor Christopher Gore, includes a small farm with sheep, goats and poultry. The elegantly furnished mansion has been called “The Monticello of the North” and architectural historians consider it to be the most significant Federal Period mansion in New England.


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Gore Place is tax exempt under section
501[c][3] ID# 042104254

“My Farm at Waltham” The Gore Place App
Take a free, self-guided tour of the grounds using your smartphone!

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Gore Place is proud to participate in the Blue Star Museums Program.
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Gore Place has received accreditation from the American Alliance of Museums



What's Wrong With This Picture Tour

Sheepshearing Festival
Sat, April 26, 10am-5pm

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Gore Place receives organizational support from The Massachusetts
Cultural Council

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Gore Place receives
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“Gore Place Society's mission is to preserve and promote the 1806 estate of Christopher and Rebecca Gore as a unique educational resource to inspire an appreciation of early 19th century America.”

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52 Gore Street
Waltham Massachusetts 02453-6866
voice: (781) 894-2798 • fax: (781) 894-5745 • E-mail:
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Gore Place is an historic house of the Federal period.