Nesmith House Property Information

For availability, contact Maureen Spinney, Director of Historic Properties, at 978-458-3722.

Dinner parties, cocktail receptions, meetings, concerts, rehearsal dinners, showers and social gatherings, garden receptions and small weddings. Nesmith House may also be rented as a wedding photo venue.

Up to 100 (depending on type of event). Please see guidelines.

15 cars on grounds — additional parking available by request.


  • All events will have a staff person on hand to assist as needed.
  • China, silverware, tables and chairs provided
  • Linens available with a cleaning fee.
  • Additional rentals can be arranged




  • All events with food service require an approved caterer.
  • All luncheons, dinners and receptions require at least one waitstaff for serving and continuous cleaning.
  • We do not use paper or plasticware. China, silverware and glassware are available at no additional fee. 
  • We have limitations regarding children; please speak with Maureen or Vicki.
  • The house does not accommodate multi-media presentations.
  • No items shall be taped or hung on the walls.
  • Furnishings in the house may not be moved.
  • Smoking is not permitted.
  • Parking is confined to the right of the front driveway.
  • A parking attendant is required for any event with groups of 15 or more.
  • The host is responsible for any damages incurred to the property.

Liquor service must be arranged through one of our preferred vendors, please contact Maureen Spinney or Vicki Courtemanche at (978) 348-3722.


  • Contact Maureen Spinney at 978-458-3722 for rental fees. 
  • A deposit is required to secure the date.
  • A parking attendant is required for groups of 15 and over.
  • There is an additional charge for linen laundering.
  • The host is responsible for any damages incurred to the property.

Make checks payable to:
Middlesex Community College Foundation

Mail to:
Maureen Spinney
Nesmith House
229 Andover Street
Lowell, MA 01852

Once final arrangements have been made, the house director or her assistant will coordinate the event. A private tour and consultation are available.  Please call (978) 458-3722 to arrange an appointment.

Thank you,
Maureen Spinney
Director of Historic Properties

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Last Modified: 8/5/15