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Stonehurst: Visiting the Past in Greater Boston: Reflections of a Historic-House Devotee

Tue, 01/12/2016 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Stonehurst — The Robert Treat Paine Estate, 100 Robert Treat Paine Drive, Waltham, MA
Open to Public: 
Yes
Attendance Fee: 
No
Registration required: 
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Event Description: 

Elizabeth S. Levy Merrick, author of Be There Then: A Guide to Exploring Greater Boston's Historic House Museums, will discuss themes and challenges of house museums, informed by her extensive visitation to the houses of Greater Boston. Highlighted among the several local house museums will be the site of the talk, Stonehurst, the Robert Treat Paine Estate, owned by the City of Waltham. Please share and discuss your own experiences as we look to the future of house museums.  Join the discussion, enjoy a visit to Stonehurst, and stay for refreshments and book signing! FREE!
Cohosted by the Waltham Historical Society, Friends of Stonehurst and the City of Waltham