The Martin House Farm is a rare example of an 18th and early 19th century farm which still retains the character of its original setting. It consists of the house, two barns and cultivated fields surrounded by dry stone walls and woodlands. The home was lived in continuously by members of the Martin family for over 200 years. In 1930, it was given to The National Society of The Colonial Dames in The Commonwealth of Massachusetts by Susan Taber Martin Allien, an eighth-generation Martin and a member of the New York Society of The Colonial Dames. In 1979 the Martin House Farm was placed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Visit https://nscdama.org/martin-house-farm/ for more information.
Special event information:
Events start at 1:00 and run about one hour (coinciding with tour starting time.)
7/7 Opening Day: Concerts by Case Drama Department at 1:30, 2:30 and 3:30
7/14 Weaving and spinning demonstrations
8/4 Cross Stitch Instruction with Sharon Martin, Martin House descendant
8/11 Quilt Show, Craft Sale and demo with Swansea Quilt Club
8/25 Possible Native American Cultural Day – stay tuned
9/1 Labor Day Weekend – Colonial Chore themed
9/8 Mini Pumpkin Hunt
9/29 Warren Cider Works, cider making demo and apple tasting. Also, free pumpkins.
Adults $5, children under 12 and active military and their families free.