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Governor John Langdon House
143 Pleasant St, Portsmouth, NH 03801
The Governor John Langdon House is a historic mansion in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. It was built in 1784 by John Langdon (1741-1819), a merchant, shipbuilder, American Revolutionary War general, signer of the United States Constitution, and three-term President (now termed governor) of New Hampshire. It resembles typical late Georgian houses, with five bays across, a center entry, and four rooms on each floor, flanking a grand central hall and stairway. Its reception rooms are ornamented by elaborate wood carving in the rococo style. It is now a house museum operated by Historic New England. It is open to the public for tours on weekends from June to October, and the grounds are available for functions.
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