Frothingham bed, Thomaston, 1797

Contributed by Montpelier, The General Henry Knox Museum


This bed was made for General Henry Knox by Benjamin Frothingham of Charlestown, Massachusetts, who had served under Knox in the American Revolution.

The bed was among the furnishings Knox brought to Montpelier, his mansion in Thomaston.

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About This Item

  • Title: Frothingham bed, Thomaston, 1797
  • Creator: Frothingham, Benjamin
  • Creation Date: 1797
  • Subject Date: 1797
  • Town: Charlestown, Thomaston
  • County: Knox
  • State: MA, ME
  • Media: Mahogany
  • Local Code: A-2-04
  • Object Type: Physical Object

For more information about this item, contact:

Montpelier, The General Henry Knox Museum
P.O. Box 326, Thomaston, ME 04861
(207) 354-0180

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