About Wentworth-Gardner House
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The Wentworth-Gardner House is a historic mid-Georgian house, located at 140 Mechanic Street in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. The house is operated as museum by the Wentworth-Gardner and Tobias Lear Houses Association, along with the adjacent Tobias Lear House. It is one of the finest extant examples of high-style Georgian architecture in New England, and played a role in the architectural preservation movement of the early 20th century. It was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1968.