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We are excited to share with you our virtual tour of the Joseph Spaulding House! See a preview of the Joseph Spaulding House tour and select your ticket to experience the full tour of this historical home!

Feature museum: The Joseph Spaulding House

The Joseph Spaulding House was built in 1828 in Pawtucket, RI, just a few blocks south and east of the Blackstone-Seekonk River, by a young cabinet-maker name Joseph Spaulding.

This historical home was constructed on two adjacent lots and was occupied by the Spaulding family between 1828 and 1835. Relying on the writings and designs of Asher Benjamin, one of America's foremost architects, Joseph created a warm and welcoming home whose quality of construction continues to be praised today.

The home was most recently occupied by Elizabeth (Betty) Johnson, who lived at the home with her grandparents. Betty dedicated much of her time and personal assets to restoring the Spaulding Home and preserving its history through period-like decorations and design. Betty's collection of historical records are now maintained at the Elizabeth J. Johnson Pawtucket History Research Center.

In recognition of its architectural achievements and its subsequent preservation, the Joseph Spaulding Home was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1976. Today, the home is under the care of the Preservation Society of Pawtucket.

Take the Joseph Spaulding House Virtual Tour today!