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Capt. Nathaniel B. Palmer House
40 Palmer St, Stonington, CT 06378
The Capt. Nathaniel B. Palmer House is a historic house museum in Stonington, Connecticut, built in 1852-54. It was built for Nathaniel Brown Palmer (1799-1877), who was a seal hunter, a pioneering Antarctic explorer, and a major designer of clipper ships. The museum is maintained by the Stonington Historical Society, which also operates three other historic sites in the area.
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