1190 Lafayette Rd. , Portsmouth, NH, US, 03801

  • Phone: (603) 433-3338
  • Fax: (603) 431-1639
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    Gilman Garrison House

    12 Water Street
    Portsmouth, New Hampshire 03833
    Built as a fortified house, strategically sited to protect the valuable sawmills and waterpower sites owned by John Gilman. The interior of this unusual building reveals walls constructed of massive sawn logs and a pulley above the main entrance that was used to operate a portcullis, or reinforced door. In the mid 18th century, Peter Gilman substantially remodeled the house, adding a wing with elegantly paneled rooms.
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