This Old House Needs Extreme Makeover
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Walsh House detail 1960s/ Strawbery Banke CollectionStrawbery Banke Presents
HISTORIC PORTSMOUTH #177

Strawbery Banke was incorporated on November 19, 1958. The 10-acre preservation "project" was daunting. The once grand hallway of the 1796 Walsh House with its arched window, for example, had been adapted into a twentieth century apartment bathroom.

 

 

 

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Walsh House at Strawbery Banke in the 1960s (c) Strawbery Banke Museum Collection by Douglas Armsden

Photo by Douglas Armsden
This image from the book STRAWBERY BANKE:
A Seaport Museum 400 Years in the Making
by J. Dennis Robinson
(c) Strawbery Banke Museum Collection

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