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Missionary House Of the Rev Dwight Baldwin Maui

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This two-story building was the home of the Protestant medical missionary, Rev. Dwight D. Baldwin and his family. They resided here from the mid 1830's until 1968. The house served as a medical office and general center for missionary activities.

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Front Street, Downtown Lahaina, Maui


This two-story building was the home of the Protestant medical missionary, Rev. Dwight D. Baldwin and his family. They resided here from the mid 1830's until 1968. The house served as a medical office and general center for missionary activities. Behind it was a seaman's chapel and Christina reading room. The Baldwin's had the most renowned garden of native and introduced plants, which included kukui nut trees, bananas, guava, and figs. The New England-born family also tended grape arbors which still grow on trellises that line the house.



Useful Information:

Part of the Lahaina self-guided walking tour.

Open daily for tours, the house serves as a museum and has been restored with antique furnishings and other articles from that time period.



DIRECTIONS:

Located on Front Street near Dickenson Street, next door to the Master's Reading Room in downtown Lahaina.

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