Tuckerman Hall, Worcester

Tuckerman Hall, Worcester

Tuckerman Hall, constructed in 1902, serves as a testament to the vision and generosity of Stephen Salisbury III. Intended as the residence of the Worcester Woman’s Club, the hall was built on a lot donated by Salisbury and named in honor of his grandmother, Elizabeth Tuckerman. The building's design was the work of Josephine Wright Chapman, a renowned architect of the time, who skillfully blended various stylistic elements to create a masterpiece.

Chapman's design for Tuckerman Hall incorporates influences from Georgian, Federal, and Greek Revival architecture, resulting in a building that is both symmetrical and elegant. These design choices contribute to its recognition as one of New England's architectural treasures. The hall's exterior and interior reflect a harmonious mix of classical styles, with meticulous attention to detail that underscores its historic and aesthetic significance.

Tuckerman Hall functions as a versatile venue, hosting a wide range of community events. It is a preferred location for concerts, lectures, weddings, and musical performances, thanks to its acoustical qualities and elegant setting. The hall’s adaptability makes it a central hub for cultural and social gatherings in Worcester, enhancing its role as a vital part of the community’s fabric.

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Sight Name: Tuckerman Hall
Sight Location: Worcester, USA (See walking tours in Worcester)
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
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Walking Tours in Worcester, Massachusetts

Create Your Own Walk in Worcester

Create Your Own Walk in Worcester

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Worcester Architectural Jewels

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Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.4 Km or 2.1 Miles
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Worcester Historic Houses Walk

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Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.9 Km or 1.2 Miles