Built at the edge of the Piscataqua River in 1760, the Wentworth-Gardner House has been called "the most perfect specimen of Georgian architecture in this country."
A National Historic Landmark, the Moffatt-Ladd House is one of America's finest Georgian mansions, built for merchant John Moffatt between 1760 and 1763. The grounds also feature one of the region's finest gardens.
Portsmouth has been home to Africans and African-Americans for more than 350 years. The Portsmouth Black Heritage Trail visits places where black residents lived, worked, prayed and celebrated over the centuries.