The Fairbanks House

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The Fairbanks House, c.1637, is the oldest timber frame house in N. America. Located in Dedham, Massachusetts, the house was built for Puritan immigrants Jonathan and Grace Fairbanks and their six children. The house served as home for eight generations of the Fairbanks family. The Fairbanks House is operated as a historic house museum and is open seasonally from May 1 to Oct. 31 for tours.