Cogswell's Grant, a Historic New England Property

A historic house museum with a renowned collection of American folk art, located on 165 acres of farmland and marshes in Essex.

60 Spring Street, Essex, MA 01929

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If you love antiques, Cogswell's Grant should be on your itinerary. This 18th century farmhouse overlooking the Essex River was the summer home of collectors Bertram and Nina Fletcher Little, and houses their celebrated collection of American folk art. The rooms are overflowing with primitive paintings, redware, painted furniture, shaker boxes, hooked rugs, weathervanes and decoys. Everything is displayed as the family lived with it and shared it with their friends and fellow collectors. Open June 1-October 15, Wed.-Sun.; tours are given on the hour, 11:00am - 4:00pm.

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