The Akin House, built in 1762, is pre-Georgian Cape Cod style post-and-beam house. Now part of the Elihu Akin House Cultural Heritage Center, in Dartmouth, the restored house is used as a public space for hands-on learning and educational programming.

To learn more, read Diane M. Gilbert's article about this little house with a big story to tell.

Akin House: Lecture

Akin House: Preliminary Existing Condition Drawings

Akin House: The Elihu Akin House Narrative

Akin House 001:  1905 Front Photo

Akin House 001: 1905 Front Photo

Akin House 012: Front of Akin House

Akin House 012: Front of Akin House

Akin House 016: Cellar Foundation

Akin House 016: Cellar Foundation

Akin House 038: Plank Sheathing

Akin House 038: Plank Sheathing

Akin House 052: North Wall of South Parlor

Akin House 052: North Wall of South Parlor

Akin House 056: Kitchen

Akin House 056: Kitchen

Akin House 076: Joists, D Room

Akin House 076: Joists, D Room

Akin House 082: Jacking Method

Akin House 082: Jacking Method

Akin House 084: Marks for Original Doorway

Akin House 084: Marks for Original Doorway

Akin House 088: Second Floor

Akin House 088: Second Floor

Akin House 090: Early Window

Akin House 090: Early Window

Akin House 100: Rotted North Girt

Akin House 100: Rotted North Girt