Things to see and do - Portsmouth
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Portsmouth Travel guide
Portsmouth : Michelin's recommendations
Portsmouth is a small city on the Banks of the Piscataqua River, New Hampshire's only seaport and the colonial capital until 1808, when the seat of government was moved to Concord. A number of Portsmouth's colonial structures and historic houses are open to the public as museums; don't miss Strawbery Banke, the cit's earliest waterfront community transformed into a living history museum.
Tourist attractions Portsmouth : Things to see and do
14 Hancock Street
Overlookig lovely Prescott Park and the broad Piscataqua River beyond, this village-museum is a pleasant assembly of tree-shaded paths, historic houses and period gardens that border an expansive green. This remnant of yesteryear traces over 300 year..
150 Daniel Street
Sprinkled throughout the town are six furnished dwellings illustrating the decorative and architectural styles and high-quality craftsmanship that reigned in Portsmouth in the 18C and 19C.
150 Daniel St.
This brick Georgian mansion was built in 1716 and is decorated with European- and New England-made furnishings. A series of 18C murals adorns the walls of the stairwell.