Rotch- Jones-Duff House & Garden Museum

Local nameRotch- Jones-Duff House & Garden Museum
LocationNew Bedford, USA

The William Rotch Jr. House, now the Rotch–Jones–Duff House and Garden Museum, is a National Historic Landmark at 396 County Street in New Bedford, Massachusetts, in the United States. The three families whose names are attached to it were all closely tied to the city's nineteenth-century dominance of the whaling industry. Because of this, the house is part of the New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park.

Richard Upjohn built the house in the Greek Revival architectural style for William Rotch Jr. in 1834, on a New Bedford plot Rotch had inherited from his father. It was Upjohn's first house, near the beginning of a long career. Rotch also commissioned a garden in the rear, which later owners would significantly expand.

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More information and contact


Official website


Phone +1 508 997 1401

Address 396 County St, New Bedford, MA 02740, USA

Coordinates 41°37'49.338" N -70°55'42.048" E

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