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Gilman Garrison House
12 Water Street, Exeter, NH 03833
The Gilman Garrison House is a historic First Period house in Exeter, New Hampshire. It is owned by Historic New England, which operates the home as a house museum. Councillor John Gilman, a proprietor of sawmills and member of a prominent early Exeter family, built the house in 1709 and fortified it for protection. It stands near the eastern end of Exeter's historic waterfront commercial district.
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