"Picturesque Peterborough" Peterborough by Pawtuxet
Peterborough Travel Guide: 6 reviews and 20 photos
Our trip to Peterborough was a one day excursion to find some antique hardware needed for old doors in our front hallway which is being restored at present. When it comes to finding pieces and parts for a 1740 house, it isn't always easy...but sometimes the search is half the fun. There is a story that goes with almost everything in the house by the time you are finished.
At any rate, the town of Peterborough is charming, quiet, beautifully cared for...a little capsule of time preserved.
The drive up through Massachusetts is lovely. We used the Map Quest's directions which were complicated but beautiful scenery. We were west of Interstate 495 all the way up to NH.
Here's a taste of the hardware we were in search of. I hope the information on this page will help someone else who is restoring an early colonial.
- Pros:Quiet, well preserved, charming
- Cons:Not easy to get to...certainly off the beaten path
- In a nutshell:Take a deep breath......relax.
Joe Brennan doesn't have a shop, he sells from his home by appt. or at antiques shows (see previous tip for further... more travel advice
Always nice to pass the time in a cool, quiet book store with a short stop in the cafe. more travel advice
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