November 12, 2022

Castle Hill

The Crane Estate

Ipswich, Massachusetts



From Puritans to Brahmins, the New England country house has evolved over three centuries as merchants from early urban settlements of Boston and Salem began to seek respite and status through the creation of bucolic country homes. 


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Host Site

Our host site is Castle Hill, commonly referred to as the Crane Estate. The Crane estate was acquired in 1910 by Richard Teller Crane Jr. and his wife Frances Higinbotham.  The extensive grounds were designed by Olmsted brothers and the present house was constructed in 1928 by Chicago based architect David Adler. 


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Sunday Nov. 13th

To Be Announced

Ticket Sales:  Tickets $85 plus Fee for House Tours

Health & Safety Notice

In an effort to assure the health and safety of guests the ACHF Covid-19 Protocols will be in place in accordance with the Massachusetts Department of Health.

                                                                                                   Image courtesy of The Trustees of The Reservations