The Estate

This lovely estate named “Green Harbor” was the country home of the famous orator and statesman Daniel Webster until his death in 1852.  During the twenty years that he lived here, the property grew to nearly 1,800 acres.  After an unfortunate fire that destroyed his home in 1878, his daughter-in-law Caroline White Webster enlisted the services of William Gibbons Preston, a prominent Boston architect to construct this lovely Queen Anne-style home in 1880.


The estate has gone through a number of changes over the years.  Much of the land has been sold and the property now consists of 14 acres of lawns and beautiful woodlands.  A series of families have lived here and for many years it was the summer camp for the local children. After being purchased by the Town of Marshfield and undergoing extensive renovation, it was the Pilgrim Hall Museum’s 2005 Designer Show House.  This was the beginning of a new chapter in the life of this historic estate.

Presently, the Daniel Webster Preservation Trust oversees the estate.  It is available for celebrations such as weddings, special occasion parties as well corporate meetings and seminars.  During the first week of December interior and floral designers work their magic and the estate is transformed into  a sparkling holiday wonderland.

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Annual Christmas Events


2021 Christmas Show House Gala
Friday December 3rd
Gala Ticket Information: Sold Out Event


2021 9-Day Christmas Designer Show House
December 4th-12th

Hours vary by day.

The Christmas Designer Show House is an exclusive nine day event.
Tickets available at the door.
General Admission is $15, Seniors, 62+ pricing is $10.
Daily hours are 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM.
Thursday, Dec 9th and Friday, Dec 10th, 11:00 AM to 9:00 PM
Weekend hours are 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

Photo credit: Patti Anne Photography

Santa Claus at the Daniel Webster Estate
December 11-12, 6pm-8pm
Santa will be accepting visitors on the porch with a drive thru.
Each visit is socially distanced to keep both families and Santa safe.
Photo Credit: Karrie Greene
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We welcome your interest in the Daniel Webster Estate and hope that you will find this unique setting as charming and exciting as we do.


Congratulations to you both on your engagement! Planning for your upcoming Wedding is now underway and we know the importance of finding just the right location for your Reception to create the day you have always dreamed of. Your choice will often help you to “set the tone” for many of your wedding details. The Daniel Webster Estate is a Queen Anne-style Mansion set on fourteen acres of rolling lawns. Our stained-glass windows, fireplaces, mantles and dramatic grand staircase tell of a turn-of-the-century elegance and our state-of-the-art kitchen and service area, air-conditioned rooms and light and airy interiors tell of our desire to give our Brides and Guests a relaxed and comfortable setting for a most memorable day.

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Our lovely wrap-around veranda hints of days-gone-by. Two ponds, antique Linden trees and a peaceful, secluded setting create a graceful backdrop for a beautiful event.

Please feel free to reach out to our Event Coordinator and schedule time to visit The Estate and walk the grounds.


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Corporate Events

The peaceful setting and historic charm of the Daniel Webster Estate offers a gracious atmosphere in which to enjoy a variety of formal and informal events and corporate functions. The Estate is the perfect venue for Business Meetings and Seminars. Travel is just ten minutes from Route 3 and less than one hour from Boston. Our caterers will prepare everything from a boxed lunch to gourmet offerings.


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The Mansion and lawns are perfectly suited for events such as art shows, concerts, artistic gatherings, lectures, reunions and rehearsal dinners. Even Croquet!

The Holidays are a very special time as we host “A Christmas Designer Show House at the Daniel Webster Estate”. Our celebration begins on the first weekend in December and continues throughout the week to the second weekend and is open to the public for 9 days.

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Estate Location:
238 Webster Street
Marshfield, MA 02050

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 238
Green Harbor, MA 02041

Estate Telephone:

Estate Function Manager Telephone:
781-834-7818, Carol

Estate Email:
Estate Webmaster:
Karrie Greene
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