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364 Middle Street, Portsmouth, NH 03801
The Rundlet-May House is a historic house in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. The three-story wood frame house was built in 1807 by James Rundlet, who acquired his wealth in the textile trade. Rundlet saw to it that his house was equipped with the latest technologies. The kitchen boasts both a Rumford roaster and a Rumford range, as well as a set kettle and an elaborate venting system that services a smoke room on the third floor. There is an early coal-fired central heating system and an indoor well. The house contains many of its original furnishings, as well as some pieces added by later generations. It is now owned by Historic New England and open for tours on the first and third Saturdays of each month between June and October.
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