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Colonel John Ashley House

117 Cooper Hill Road, Sheffield, MA 01257
4132983239
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Park here and save $5

Park here instead of Bartholomews Cobble and save the parking fee. At the same time you can do a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
dave d
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Bradford, Massachusetts
NEVER KNEW ABOUT MUMBET!

Since we were in the area and are members of the Trustees of Reservation, we discovered this... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
bcnett
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Stoneham, Massachusetts
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Learn about two very different people who fought for freedom and liberty – and changed our history.
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“half mile” (2 reviews)
“ashley house” (2 reviews)
“freedom” (2 reviews)
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117 Cooper Hill Road, Sheffield, MA 01257
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Park here instead of Bartholomews Cobble and save the parking fee. At the same time you can do a very short hike to the Ashley house then add on the cobble and Hurlburt's hill.

Thank dave d
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Since we were in the area and are members of the Trustees of Reservation, we discovered this wonderful house and the fascinating story of Elizabeth " Mumbet" Freeman, a black slave who sued for her freedom in 1780 and won (with a jury of 12...More

Thank bcnett
Reviewed 28 August 2016

This location has tours for groups that reserve of 6 or more. Nevertheless, it is on a beautiful road that you should take to the top for good views. And although there is no indication, there is a small shed near the house and a...More

Thank Douglas T
Reviewed 3 September 2015

As I wrote concerning the Cobble, this is a must see. Be careful in scheduling as it doesn't have the most user friendly hours, but is totally worth it.

1  Thank George C
Reviewed 21 July 2014

A must see for black history as well as all people interested in freedom. Out on a country road. Not a local tourist trap. Good peek into how colonial people lived.

4  Thank janbobla
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