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On Tuesday, September 25 at 10:30 a.m., the American Independence Museum in Exeter will host another Architectural Tour for the 2018 season. Offered for the first time in June, this tour provides visitors with glimpses into spaces at both the Ladd-Gilman House (c. 1721) and Folsom Tavern (c. 1775) that generally remain inaccessible to the public.

“These buildings tell stories that only buildings this old can tell,” said the museum’s Rachel Passannante, who conducted much of the research for the tours. “The feedback from these tours has been very positive, so we are excited to provide another opportunity for folks to join us…We may offer more this season, too.”

The tour will take place at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, September 25 and begin at the Ladd Gilman House. Due to the historic nature of the buildings, they are not handicap accessible.

“Ladd-Gilman House is particularly unique given that it underwent a major renovation in 1752 and we will highlight some of the 1721 features that still exist today,” added Passannante.

Home to a world-class collection of 3,000 historic artifacts, the museum welcomes more than 5,000 visitors annually and distinguishes itself with educational school programs and events that make history fun and relevant.

Tickets for the Architectural Tour are $10 for non-members and $5 for members.

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