Andrew Robeson House Museum, Fall River, MA Photos

The Fall River Historical Society Museum (aka Andrew Robeson House Museum) is a showcase of the Historic Highlands heritage district of Fall River. Built in 1842 by architects Samuel Barrett Cushing & James Scott at (451 Rock St.) the house is a good example of the Second Empire style. Beside many original furnishings the museum has a room devoted to objects of Lizzie Borden, the notorious accused axe murderess of Fall River. The Alexander D. Easton House (1872) (458 High St.) is also part of the Fall River Historical Society complex.

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Fall River Historical Society Museum. Fall River, MA.Second Empire details of Fall River Historical Society Museum. Fall River, MA.Andrew Robeson House. Fall River, MA.Gazebo at Fall River Historical Society Museum. Fall River, MA.
Fall River Historical Society Museum (aka Andrew Robeson House) (1842) (451 Rock St.). Fall River, MA. Style: Second Empire. Architect: Samuel Barrett Cushing & James Scott.Second Empire details of Fall River Historical Society Museum. Fall River, MA.Andrew Robeson House (aka Fall River Historical Society Museum) (1842) (451 Rock St.). Fall River, MA. Style: Second Empire. Architect: Samuel Barrett Cushing & James Scott.Gazebo at Fall River Historical Society Museum. Fall River, MA.
Wrought iron fence at Fall River Historical Society Museum. Fall River, MA.Roundel with agricultural symbols off old PO building at Fall River Historical Society Museum. Fall River, MA.Roundel with 1776 rider off old PO building at Fall River Historical Society Museum. Fall River, MA.Roundel with sailing ship off old PO building at Fall River Historical Society Museum. Fall River, MA.
Wrought iron fence at Fall River Historical Society Museum. Fall River, MA.Roundel with agricultural symbols off old PO building at Fall River Historical Society Museum. Fall River, MA.Roundel with 1776 rider off old PO building at Fall River Historical Society Museum. Fall River, MA.Roundel with sailing ship off old PO building at Fall River Historical Society Museum. Fall River, MA.
Roundel with steam train off old PO building at Fall River Historical Society Museum. Fall River, MA.Parlor of Robeson House at Fall River Historical Society Museum. Fall River, MA.Parlor details with paintings, books & sculpture at Fall River Historical Society Museum. Fall River, MA.Porcelain vase with Chinese dragon motifs at Fall River Historical Society Museum. Fall River, MA.
Roundel with steam train off old PO building at Fall River Historical Society Museum. Fall River, MA.Parlor of Robeson House at Fall River Historical Society Museum. Fall River, MA.Parlor details with paintings, books & sculpture at Fall River Historical Society Museum. Fall River, MA.Porcelain vase with Chinese dragon motifs at Fall River Historical Society Museum. Fall River, MA.
Egyptian revival footstool at Fall River Historical Society Museum. Fall River, MA.Parlor details with paintings & display case at Fall River Historical Society Museum. Fall River, MA.Painted ceiling design in parlor at Fall River Historical Society Museum. Fall River, MA.Sculpted ceiling molding in parlor at Fall River Historical Society Museum. Fall River, MA.
Egyptian revival footstool at Fall River Historical Society Museum. Fall River, MA.Parlor details with paintings & display case at Fall River Historical Society Museum. Fall River, MA.Painted ceiling design in parlor at Fall River Historical Society Museum. Fall River, MA.Sculpted ceiling molding in parlor at Fall River Historical Society Museum. Fall River, MA.
Red parlor fireplace at Fall River Historical Society Museum. Fall River, MA.Settee & chairs in red parlor at Fall River Historical Society Museum. Fall River, MA.Elaborate cabinet in red parlor at Fall River Historical Society Museum. Fall River, MA.Hall stairway at Fall River Historical Society Museum. Fall River, MA.
Red parlor fireplace at Fall River Historical Society Museum. Fall River, MA.Settee & chairs in red parlor at Fall River Historical Society Museum. Fall River, MA.Elaborate cabinet in red parlor at Fall River Historical Society Museum. Fall River, MA.Hall stairway at Fall River Historical Society Museum. Fall River, MA.
Curved end of hall with painted ceiling & curved door at Fall River Historical Society Museum. Fall River, MA.Painted ceiling decoration of ground floor hallway at Fall River Historical Society Museum. Fall River, MA.Portrait, bust & cabinet in main floor hallway at Fall River Historical Society Museum. Fall River, MA.Dining room of Robeson House at Fall River Historical Society Museum. Fall River, MA.
Curved end of hall with painted ceiling & curved door at Fall River Historical Society Museum. Fall River, MA.Painted ceiling decoration of ground floor hallway at Fall River Historical Society Museum. Fall River, MA.Portrait, bust & cabinet in main floor hallway at Fall River Historical Society Museum. Fall River, MA.Dining room of Robeson House at Fall River Historical Society Museum. Fall River, MA.
Porcelain teapot with sugar & creamer in dining room at Fall River Historical Society Museum. Fall River, MA.Cut-glass pitcher in dining room at Fall River Historical Society Museum. Fall River, MA.Chandelier in dining room at Fall River Historical Society Museum. Fall River, MA.Sculpted ceiling molding in dining room at Fall River Historical Society Museum. Fall River, MA.
Porcelain teapot with sugar & creamer in dining room at Fall River Historical Society Museum. Fall River, MA.Cut-glass pitcher in dining room at Fall River Historical Society Museum. Fall River, MA.Chandelier in dining room at Fall River Historical Society Museum. Fall River, MA.Sculpted ceiling molding in dining room at Fall River Historical Society Museum. Fall River, MA.
Sideboard & China in dining room at Fall River Historical Society Museum. Fall River, MA.Cut-glass punchbowl at Fall River Historical Society Museum. Fall River, MA.Round dining room of Robeson House at Fall River Historical Society Museum. Fall River, MA.Colored glass in built-in China closet in dining room at Fall River Historical Society Museum. Fall River, MA.
Sideboard & China in dining room at Fall River Historical Society Museum. Fall River, MA.Cut-glass punchbowl at Fall River Historical Society Museum. Fall River, MA.Round dining room of Robeson House at Fall River Historical Society Museum. Fall River, MA.Colored glass in built-in China closet in dining room at Fall River Historical Society Museum. Fall River, MA.
Porcelain in built-in China closet in dining room at Fall River Historical Society Museum. Fall River, MA.Yellow glass pitcher with fish pattern & serving bowl at Fall River Historical Society Museum. Fall River, MA.Bedroom at Fall River Historical Society Museum. Fall River, MA.Vanity mirror in bedroom at Fall River Historical Society Museum. Fall River, MA.
Porcelain in built-in China closet in dining room at Fall River Historical Society Museum. Fall River, MA.Yellow glass pitcher with fish pattern & serving bowl at Fall River Historical Society Museum. Fall River, MA.Bedroom at Fall River Historical Society Museum. Fall River, MA.Vanity mirror in bedroom at Fall River Historical Society Museum. Fall River, MA.
Coffee service at Fall River Historical Society Museum. Fall River, MA.Dropfront desk & cabinet at Fall River Historical Society Museum. Fall River, MA.Painted trim at Fall River Historical Society Museum. Fall River, MA.Painted ceiling trim at Fall River Historical Society Museum. Fall River, MA.
Coffee service at Fall River Historical Society Museum. Fall River, MA.Dropfront desk & cabinet at Fall River Historical Society Museum. Fall River, MA.Painted trim at Fall River Historical Society Museum. Fall River, MA.Painted ceiling trim at Fall River Historical Society Museum. Fall River, MA.
Sculpted ceiling molding upstairs at Fall River Historical Society Museum. Fall River, MA.Bathroom at Fall River Historical Society Museum. Fall River, MA.Fireplace in Lizzie Borden artifact room at Fall River Historical Society Museum. Fall River, MA.Axe murderer Lizzie Borden artifacts at Fall River Historical Society Museum. Fall River, MA.
Sculpted ceiling molding upstairs at Fall River Historical Society Museum. Fall River, MA.Bathroom at Fall River Historical Society Museum. Fall River, MA.Fireplace in Lizzie Borden artifact room at Fall River Historical Society Museum. Fall River, MA.Axe murderer Lizzie Borden artifacts at Fall River Historical Society Museum. Fall River, MA.
Lizzie Borden's bed & collection at Fall River Historical Society Museum. Fall River, MA.Axe murderer Lizzie Borden artifacts at Fall River Historical Society Museum. Fall River, MA.Marriage & death records related to Lizzie Borden at Fall River Historical Society Museum. Fall River, MA.Mourning ribbon for President Zachary Taylor at Fall River Historical Society Museum. Fall River, MA.
Lizzie Borden's bed & collection at Fall River Historical Society Museum. Fall River, MA.Axe murderer Lizzie Borden artifacts at Fall River Historical Society Museum. Fall River, MA.Marriage & death records related to Lizzie Borden at Fall River Historical Society Museum. Fall River, MA.Mourning ribbon for President Zachary Taylor at Fall River Historical Society Museum. Fall River, MA.
Fall River Memorial Services program for Abraham Lincoln at Fall River Historical Society Museum. Fall River, MA.Alexander D. Easton House part of Fall River Historical Society complex. Fall River, MA.

Fall River Memorial Services program (June 1, 1865) for Abraham Lincoln at Fall River Historical Society Museum. Fall River, MA.Alexander D. Easton House (1872) (458 High St.) part of Fall River Historical Society complex. Fall River, MA.


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