COOPER FROST AUSTIN HOUSE
Built between 1681-1682 this “lean-to” style house is the oldest dwelling in the city of Cambridge. Despite alterations to the home over the years much of the original frame and materials remain. 21 Linnaean St., Cambridge, 617.994.6669.
FREDERICK LAW OLMSTED NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE
National historic site commemorates the great American landscape artist. Free guided tours of Fairsted, Olmsted’s historic design office and grounds, offered F-Sa between 9:30 am-4 pm. 99 Warren St., Brookline, 617.566.1689.
PAUL REVERE HOUSE
Built in 1680, Paul Revere’s former home is the oldest wooden house still standing
in Boston. On the National Historic Register and has been restored to a late 17th-century appearance. Open daily 9:30 am-5:15 pm. Admission: $1-5. 19 North Square, 617.523.2338.
WILLIAM HICKLING PRESCOTT HOUSE
Twin Federal-era town houses named for the American historian who lived there in the mid-19th century. Features Prescott’s restored study, decorative arts and a costume collection. Open W-Th and Sa 1-4 pm. Admission: $8. 55 Beacon St., 617.742.3190.