Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, New Hampshire)

The Rundlet-May House is a historic house museum at 364 Middle Street in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, it is a well-preserved example of a high-end Federal style mansion. The house was built in 1807 by James Rundlet, who acquired his wealth in the textile trade. Rundlet imported his wallpapers from England and purchased his furniture from local cabinetmakers, whose work was noted for its fine craftsmanship and striking use of veneer. Rundlet also saw to it that his house was equipped with the latest technologies. 

The house is easily observed from a major commercial thoroughfare in Portsmouth