Discover Haverhill’s Unexpected History
Welcome to “The Buttonwoods”, an historic site overlooking the Merrimack River. From Native American settlement to the present, the Buttonwoods Museum tells the story of life in the Merrimack Valley. Visit the John Ward House, the Duncan House and the Daniel Hunkins Shoe Shop. Experience our hands-on education and outreach programs that make this unique history come alive for people of all ages.
Interested in getting involved? Volunteers are always welcome!
Happy Birthday Duncan House!
2014 markes the 200th birthday of the Duncan House. Please consider donating to our Duncan House Birthday Fund to help preserve, repair, and maintain this beautiful historic home.
It may be cold and snowy now but summer is coming! Click here for information on this coming summer's Past Finders childrens program!
our work at the Buttonwoods Museum and Haverhill Historical
Society! Your donation is tax deductible.
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Essex National Heritage Area