Thomas Paine Cottage

The Thomas Paine Cottage in New Rochelle, New York in the United States, was the home from 1802 to 1806 of Thomas Paine, author of Common Sense and Revolutionary War hero. Paine was buried near the cottage from his death in 1809 until his body was disinterred in 1819. The cottage has been owned by the Huguenot and New Rochelle Historical Association and has been operated as a historic house museum since 1910. It was declared a National Historic Landmark on November 28, 1972.

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Thomas Paine Cottage - Today
... of the house include a chair owned by Paine as well as a cast iron Franklin stove presented to Paine by its inventor ... The cottage and schoolhouse are open to the public five days a week ... There are several weekend events scheduled at the cottage throughout the year ...

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