Betsy-Tacy Houses

Betsy's House Sign

The childhood homes of Maud Hart Lovelace and her best friend Frances 'Bick' Kenney (Betsy and Tacy) are owned by the Betsy-Tacy Society. The Society has restored the homes to their original turn-of-the-century charm.

Learn more about the houses and follow our progress!


YOU can help keep Betsy's House open and accessible!

Purchase an engraved paver for the walkway at Betsy's House and the proceeds benefit the restoration. Put your name in stone and leave a legacy! Engraved bricks are a wonderful way to show your support, honor or memorialize a loved one, commemorate special occasions or accomplishments, give a lasting gift or promote your business.

Order by mail (click here for more information and an order form) or order online from our gift shop.


Betsy-Tacy houses designated National Literary Landmarks

In 2010, the childhood homes of Maud Hart Lovelace and Frances "Bick" Kenney were designated National Literary Landmarks by the Association of Library Trustees, Advocates, Friends and Foundations (ALTAFF), a division of the American Library Association. This designation gives the homes increased recognition across the country. We couldn't be more proud!