The original home of the Scituate Historical Society is jammed with stories and artifacts to amaze. The Cudworth Barn now houses the Lafayette Carriage and the Justice William Cushing Shay; both are restored to pristine condition in the last year.
A corner cupboard from the home of Franch and Indian War commander, Captain Michael Pearce
This violin was made by Asa and Shadrack Merritt in 1826.
These miniatures were crafted by William Curtis.
An toaster from days gone by.
This coach is said to be the one used by General Lafayette on his tour of the United States.
This chair was made from timber taken from the famous Boston Elm from which the Puritans hung those accused of witchcraft and other subversions of the faith.
A wooden washing machine from the 18th century
Mary Curtis was the sister in law of Rebecca and Abigail Bates. This is an example of her needle work.
William Ferguson drove the stage coach to Scituate. His whip is at the Cudworth House too.
The commission of Israel Cudworth.
The roster of the Revolutionary War company of Captain Hayward Pierce
The 1680 deed of the Cudworth House
The 1795 deed of the Cudworth house from Abraham Booth to Joseph Wade.
The 1728 deed from Joel Garrett to James Cudworth.