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Colonel Paul Wentworth House is located at 47 Water Street in Rollinsford, New Hampshire.

We are open in the summer as well as hosting year-round programs and activities. See the calendar for details.

Our phone number is (603)742-4747 and our email is


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Rent the House for Your Event!

Indoor or outdoor events can be accommodated in this unique, historic space. Contact us at or leave a message at 603-742-4747 for more information.

Read the Rental Policy for details and submit an application to use this unique setting for your special event.

The Story

Originally built in Rollinsford, New Hampshire c. 1701 it was removed from town in 1936 and rebuilt in Dover, Massachusetts and has been missing from the town’s landscape for almost 70 years.

House owner, Ken Rendell, generously donated the house to the town in 2002. During the months of September and October of 2002, historic building specialist, Stephen Bedard, worked with his crew in Dover, MA, to dismantle the Wentworth house and return it to its native soil in Rollinsford. Steve was hired to take the dwelling apart, piece by piece, and transport it back to NH, where it it has been reassembled within sight of its original lot.


On its original site in Rollinsford
(before 1936)


In Dover, Mass.
(1937-2002)


Back in Rollinsford
(2004-present)


ARCH Bylaws amended June 24, 2007

Harmon's Snowshoemen at the Col. Paul Wentworth House on WMUR's NH Chronicle
(aired Jan 24, 2017)