Capt. Richard Rogers House

In 1728, Captain Richard Rogers bought the southwest corner lot at High and North Main streets in Ipswich, Mass., and built this house shortly after.

It’s one of the earliest high-style Georgian houses in the town and, according to the MACRIS Database, preserves some of the finest interior woodwork of that period. We really wish we could see the inside!

According to historicipswich.org, “The central hallway with a closed string-course balustrade and the two chimneys suggest a high-style Georgian influence. The front room has exquisite Georgian paneling, while the rear fireplace wall has very fine shell cupboards in bolection molding with fluted pilasters. The home is one of the finest of its style and vintage in New England.”

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