GENERAL JAMES MITCHELL VARNUM HOUSE MUSEUM (1773, NR)
57 Peirce Street. A fine mansion furnished with period furniture and magnificent paneling, built by James Mitchell Varnum, one of George Washington's generals. Colonial garden. OPEN: Memorial Day-Labor Day, Thu-Sat, 1-4 p.m.; Sat in Sep, 1-4 p.m. and by appt. 884-1776.
INDEPENDENT COMPANY OF KENTISH GUARDS (NR)
Peirce Street. Chartered l774. General Nathanael Greene, Washington's second-in-command of Revolutionary War troops, was a charter member of this company. OPEN: By appt. 295-5076, 884-3183.
NEW ENGLAND WIRELESS & STEAM MUSEUM, INC (NR) (H)
Frenchtown and Tillinghast Roads. Exhibits include early radio, telegraph and television equipment, as well as stationary steam, hot air, gas and oil engines. Reference library contains many early scientific texts. A museum of engineering. OPEN: By appt. (summer), Groups year-round, by appt. Annual Yankee Tune-Up (Summer) & Annual Yankee Steam-Up (Fall). 884-1710.
VARNUM MILITARY MUSEUM (1913)
6 Main Street. Contains a general collection of objects pertaining to U.S. wars through WW1. OPEN: By appt. 884-4110.