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From Peirce to du Pont: History of a House Tour

From Peirce to du Pont: History of a House

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Free with Gardens Admission

Learn about the history of Longwood's early residents in the Heritage Exhibit.

The Peirce-du Pont House dates from 1730 and is the oldest building at Longwood Gardens. It was the family homestead of the Peirce family until 1905, and then became the weekend residence of Pierre du Pont from 1906 until his death in 1954.

Peirce-du Pont House Learn more about the Peirce-du Pont House

Beautiful inside and out, the original home was built in 1730 and later enlarged.