George W. Goffe House

Address:  46 North Amherst Road
​Current Use: Residential

Historical Use: Residential

Construction Date: 1870
Historical Name: George W. Goffe House

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Outbuildings:  

  • Shed

  • Solar panels

Features:

  • Clapboard siding

  • Gable-shingled roof

  • Brick chimney

  • Deck

  • Porch

History:

George W. Goffe

George W. Goffe was a storekeeper in Bedford during the 19th century.  He was the son of John Goffe and Jane Riddle.  He married Hannah Tisdale and had multiple children.  He was a descendant to Major John Goffe for whom Gofftstown is named for.  George W. Goffe was appointed ensign in 1849, and later as a representative of Bedford to the state in 1871 and 1876.