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Barefoot BoyA monument to Haverhill’s great poet and abolitionist

(Download Brochure) The John Greenleaf Whittier Birthplace is substantially the same as when the poet lived there. Best known for his poetry—in particular his poem, Snow-Bound—Whittier was also a prime mover in the abolitionist movement.



Wednesday, Friday: 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Saturday: 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Sunday: 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday: Closed

The Birthplace is open from the fourth Wednesday in April through the last Sunday in October. With the exception of special events, the Birthplace is closed during the winter.


Nine Authors in Haverhill for Release of ‘Snowbound with Zombies’
Saturday, Sept. 26, 2015 , 1- 3 p.m. as part of Trails & Sails

Sixth Annual Whittier Celebration Marks 150th Civil War Anniversary
Saturday, Sept. 19, 7-8 p.m.