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The Fells Historic Estate & Gardens

The Fells Historic Estate & Gardens Review

John M. Hay, who served as private secretary to Abraham Lincoln, built the Fells on Lake Sunapee as a summer home in 1890. House tours offer a glimpse of early-20th-century life on a New Hampshire estate. The grounds are a gardener's delight and include a 100-foot-long perennial garden and a rock garden with a brook flowing through it. Miles of hiking trails can also be accessed from the estate. The 40-minute guided house and garden tours cost an additional $6.

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  • Address: 456 Rte. 103A, Newbury, NH 03225 | Map It
  • Phone: 603/763–4789
  • Cost: $10
  • Hours: Late June–Labor Day, Wed.–Sun. daily 10–4; late May–late June and Labor Day–Columbus Day, weekends 10–4
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  • Location: Newbury
Updated: 12-24-2013

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