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Curator's Top 10 List
While our curator Jan loves working with the entire collection here at the Buttonwoods, she does have a few favorites. Her favorite top 10 items are below.
The Haverhill Deed, signed in 1642 by Passaquo, SaggaHew and six colonists
The Haverhill Petition, presented to Congress by John Adams
The Man’s Wedding Shoes, early 19th century
The Red Cape, owned and worn by Squire William White, late 18th century
The Worshipping Oak, where the Rev. John Ward held religious services.
The Civil War Flag, made by Nancy Buswell of silk ribbon from her millinery shop
The Saltonstall Embroidery
The Abigail Adams Dress
The Painted Desk, by Elizabeth Morse when she was student at Bradford Academy, c. 1815
Hair Jewelry of the Duncan Family
The Haverhill Deed, signed in 1642 by Passaquo, SaggaHew and six colonists
The Haverhill Petition, presented to Congress by John Adams
The Manís Wedding Shoes, early 19th century
The Red Cape, owned and worn by Squire William White, late 18th century
The Worshipping Oak, where the Rev. John Ward held religious services before the meeting house was built
The Civil War Flag, made by Nancy Buswell of silk ribbon from her millinery shop
The Saltonstall Embroidery
The Abigail Adams Dress
The Painted Desk, by Elizabeth Morse when she was student at Bradford Academy, c. 1815
Hair Jewelry of the Duncan Family