Jewett Brochure 2. Jewett-Eastman House, 37 Portland Street
Built in 1854. Sarah lived in this Greek Revival house from the age of 5 to 38 and wrote over 140 works, including Deephaven and A Country Doctor, from here. Many traces of the Jewetts, such as the Delft tiles surrounding the fireplace in what was the family’s living room and the initials Sarah carved into a window pane in the kitchen, remain. The house is owned by Historic New England.The South Berwick Public Library occupied the house from 1971 to 2012.
--From the Sarah Orne Jewett Walking Tour brochure by the Jewett Eastman Memorial Committee, former trustee of Jewett Eastman House.