The Towne family immigrated from England to Massachusetts in the mid-17th century. Four generations later, in 1790, John Towne built the farmhouse that stands today. Considerable availability of Towne family history along with artifacts found on-site provide a detailed profile of what life was like on the farm for five generations (1790 to 1933).
Generations of family connected to the earth.
The images below give us a glimpse of life on the Towne family farm.