The Architecture

The Architecture

Salisbury Mansion was built in the Georgian style that was in vogue in the mid-18th century.  While Salisbury Mansion wouldn’t pass muster compared to urban high-end dwellings found in large metropolitan centers like Boston, it was a “mansion” in still rural Worcester.  High-style Georgian is strictly symmetrical without and within.

The former store space or “new” part of the house, which was completed in 1820, features elegant Federal detailing within and without, a proper through-hallway with pattern book entry surrounds, and a columned front portico. This 1820 renovation expanded the living space to include double drawing rooms, a library, and chambers above for family and staff use.

Visit Us

Address
30 Elm Street
Worcester, MA 01609
» Get Directions

Contact Us
e: info@worcesterhistory.net
p: (508) 753-8278

Museum Hours

Gallery Hours
Tuesday-Saturday, 10AM-4PM

Library Hours
(By appointment only) Wed., Thurs., Friday
10AM-2PM library@worcesterhistory.net

Salisbury Mansion
Thursday-Saturday, 1-4PM

Closed: New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King Day, President’s Day, Patriot’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Columbus Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day

SPONSOR

This website was made possible by a generous gift from The Fred Harris Daniels Foundation, Inc.

SIGN UP for the FREE WHM eNewsletter