Farmington NH School Hand Constructed Settee


Farmington NH School Hand Constructed Settee


Hand made, wooden settee from one of the early Farmington, NH schools. The seat flips up and reveals storage in the lower portions of the settee. Used at the Pine Bluff Cottage (Alton Bay, Lake Winnipesaukee) for many decades. Formerly owned by S.S. Parker of Farmington and S.P. Nute of Detroit, Michigan and heirs.

The Pine Bluff Cottage Register diary from 1929 indicates:

“Ned Parker says two old settees at camp came from the old Farmington school which was moved away when present H.S. was built in 1875.”

Condition: Good

Size: Approximaitely 5'Wx 19.5" D x32"H -Seat Height 15" -Interior Storage 5'W x 19.5" D x 15" H




Circa 1875

Date Created

Before 1875


Donated by Ned Parker via Margaret Stocker


School Furniture from Ned Parker.jpg


Unknown, “Farmington NH School Hand Constructed Settee,” Farmington Historical Society-Museum of Farmington History, accessed July 23, 2024,

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