STONEHURST, the country place of social reformer Robert Treat Paine and his family, is a masterpiece of integrated design crowning the career-long collaboration of two visionaries, architect Henry Hobson Richardson and landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted, whose work continues to inspire culturally and environmentally sensitive design.
Monday - Friday, 12:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Saturdays by appointment
When Stonehurst is rented for a private event, it is closed to the public. Please call before your visit to confirm availability, 781-314-3290.
Grounds open year-round sunrise to sunset.
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Learn how paint color relates to the history and character of your old house. Regardless of the age of your home, its curb appeal can be enhanced through traditional paint placement and the use of colors that relate to its architectural style. If you register by October 26 and provide a picture of your house, we may choose it for a free color makeover!
Sally Zimmerman, senior preservation services manager for Historic New England, presents this illustrated talk. She is a co-author of Painting Historic Exteriors: Colors, Application, and Regulation.
Registration required. Call 617-994-5912 for more information.
Cosponsored by Stonehurst, the Robert Treat Paine Estate and Waltham Historical Commission.