VAF-NE Field Trips

1997-present

Field trips are at the core of the VAF experience, introducing members to the fieldwork that is so important to the VAF approach to historic buildings and landscapes. Sites are chosen to emphasize well-understood buildings and each trip visit is lead by an expert on that building.

 2016  
 April  Portland, ME and Peak's Island
 May  Stonington, CT and Westerly, RI
Sept  Dover and Rollinsford, NH
 Oct Brattleboro, VT
 2015  
 April  Rockingham County, NH
 May  Mid-century Modernism - Lexington, MA
2014
 13-Sep  Perryville and Matunuck, RI
2013
2013 -Sep Two-day tour of Maine Meeting Houses (link)
26-Oct Tour of South Shore Joiners Shops  (PDF)
2012
5-May Exeter, NH: Fogg-Rollins House; Gilman-Garrison House; Phillips-Exeter Academy Library
16-Aug North Easton, MA: Ames Shovelworks Buildings
23-Sep Boston, MA: Beacon Hill North Slope (African Meeting House; Black Heritage Walking Tour; Tenement Walking Tour; Vilna Shul)
13-Oct Newport, RI: White Horse Tavern; Dayton-Jones House; Vernon House
2011
8-Jun Deerfield, MA: Barnard Tavern; Dr. Thomas Williams House; Hawks House
23-Jul Hingham, MA: Old Ship Meeting House; Old Ordinary
10-Sep Portsmouth, NH: Strawbery Banke Museum; Discover Portsmouth
29-Oct Concord/Carlisle, MA: Robbins House; Colonel James Barrett House; Asa Parlin House
2010
2-Oct Harvard Shaker Village, Harvard MA
20-Nov Angell House #1, Angell House #2, and Smith-Appleby House, Smithfield RI
2009
20-Jun Josiah Day House, Springfield MA; Thomas Smith House, Feeding Hills/Agawam MA; and Moore House, Southwick MA
12-Sep Cooper-Frost-Austin House and Hooper-Lee-Nichols House, Cambridge MA
2008
28-June White-Ellery House and Barn, Saunders House, and Sargent House, Gloucester MA
4-Oct Smithfield Exchange Bank/Waterman Tavern Ell, Rev. Resolved Waterman-James Winsor House, Capt. Andrew Waterman-Jesse Foster House, and Dr. Ruben Mason House, Smithfield/Chepachet RI
2007
12-May Davenport Estate, Milton MA
2-Jun Joseph Webb House, Silas Deane House, and Buttolph-Williams House, Wethersfield CT
29-Sep Rockingham Meetinghouse, Rockingham, VT; and Stoddard-Goodenough House, West Brattleboro, VT
2006
8-Apr Architecture and Society on New London's State Street, New London CT
3-Jun Perkins-Richardson House, Brookline MA
15-Jul Wheeler-Minot House and Col. James Barrett House, Concord MA
16-Sep Strong House, Hezekiah Chaffee House, and Hezekiah Chaffee Jr. House, Windsor CT
2005
28-May Spencer-Pierce-Little Farm, Newbury MA
11-Jun Robbins House
10-Sep Mark Twain House and Harriet Beecher Stowe Center, Hartford CT
15-Oct Captain Thomas Paine House, Jamestown RI; and Almy-Cory House, Prescott Farm, Middletown RI
2004
10-Apr North Bennet Street School, Boston MA; and Shirley Eustic House, Roxbury MA
26-Jun Ramsdell House, Old Gaol, and Emerson-Wilcox House, York ME
11-Sep Col. John Ashley House, Gen. John Ashley House, and Capt. John Fellows House, Sheffield MA
2003
12-Apr John Quincy Adam Birthplace, John Adams Birthplace, and Quincy Homestead, Quincy MA
17-May Mill Village, Harrisville NH
12-Jul Fairbanks House and First Parish Church, Dedham MA
6-Sep Burtch-Udall-Boyd House, Hartford VT; and Maple Hill Farm, Norwich VT
2002
27-Apr Jones Tavern, Jones-Faulkner Homestead, and Jonathan and Simon Hosmer House, Acton MA
22-Jun Martha's Vineyard Camp Meeting, Oak Bluffs MA
19-Oct Capen House, Milton MA; and Pierce House, Dorchester MA
9-Nov Old Ship Meetinghouse, Hingham MA; and Friends Meetinghouse, Pembroke MA
2001
30-Jun Daniels House, Rutland MA
18-Aug Loring-Greenough House, Jamaica Plain MA; and Quincy House, Quincy MA
8-Sep Pelham Meetinghouse, Pelham MA; and New Salem Meetinghouse and New Salem Academy, New Salem MA
2000

No field trips because of upcoming national meeting, Narragansett Basin.

1999
1-May The Dickinson Homestead and the Evergreens, Amherst MA
10-Jul Warner House and Moffatt-Ladd House, Portsmouth NH
7-Aug DeWolf Wharf and Warehouse; Byron Diman Countinghouse, Warehouse, and Store; William R. Taylor's Store/Ship Chandlery; and Bristol County Courthouse, Bristol RI
25-Sep Sheldon-Hawkes House and Moors-Ball House, Historic Deerfield, Deerfield MA
30-Oct Jeremiah Lee Mansion, Marblehead MA
19-Nov Yin Yu Tang House, Peabody Essex Museum
1998
20-Jun Crowninshield-Bentley House, Salem MA
18-Jul Salisbury Mansion, Worcester MA and Ward House, Shrewsbury, MA
12-Sep Porter-Phelps-Huntington House, Hadley MA
1-Nov Cogswell's Grant, Essex MA
1997
 
13-Sep Governor Samuel Huntington House and Waldo House, Scotland CT
25-Oct Caryl House, Dover MA and Dwight-Dover House, Medfield MA
22-Nov Walker House, East Providence RI and Fisher-Richardson House, Mansfield MA

 

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