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Hillborough Historical Society and Franklin Pierce Homestead [NH]

Franklin Pierce (1804–1869), the seventh of nine children, spent a happy childhood in attractive surroundings of gardens and trees. The stately home has spacious rooms with vividly painted walls and exquisite stenciling. The house has a grand ballroom and a parlor decorated with imported French wallpaper—symbols of the elegance of the age.

The house offers tours and occasional recreational and educational events.