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



  • Kady Gelineau 617-818-3704


  • 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 at (978) 458-3722.


  • Make an Online Payment
  • 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.

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

Last Modified: 8/4/23