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October 11, 2010
Mary Baker Eddy’s history came alive for more than 70 visitors during “Trails and Sails” in September. This ninth annual Essex National Heritage Commission event featured guided tours at two of the Mary Baker Eddy Historic Houses, and a special needlework demonstration. It also included free activities at more than 100 other historic, cultural, and natural sites in Essex County.
September 20, 2010
Two special events were held last month at the Mary Baker Eddy Historic House in Rumney, New Hampshire. Both gatherings drew visitors from Rumney and the surrounding region, including individuals who had heard about the house but had never before stopped in for a tour.
August 30, 2010
Last March three “Nor’easter” storms in three weeks pounded fifteen inches of rain in the Boston area. FEMA declared these storms New England’s worst natural disaster in 100 years. While most of the Mary Baker Eddy Historic Houses weathered these storms without incident, the Chestnut Hill house suffered considerable damage from leaking chimneys.
August 16, 2010
This summer the Mary Baker Eddy Historic House in Stoughton, Massachusetts, was named among the 1,000 Great Places in Massachusetts by The Great Places in Massachusetts Commission. Residents from the 351 cities and towns in Massachusetts were invited to submit nominations for this list, which includes the Mapparium at the Christian Science Center, the Boston Freedom Trail, and Harvard Yard.
July 12, 2010
The Mary Baker Eddy Historic House in Amesbury, Massachusetts, was a stop for visitors from throughout New England during “Amesbury Days” festivities on Saturday, June 26. This historic house, where Mary Baker Eddy was a guest of Sarah Bagley in 1868 and 1870, was open for free guided tours.
June 28, 2010
In late May, Mary Baker Eddy’s history came alive for more than 130 Amesbury Middle School eighth graders. As part of a local history unit, these students participated in a variety of educational activities both inside and outside of the Mary Baker Eddy Historic House, located a short walk from their school.
June 14, 2010
Recent Open Houses at Longyear Museum and the Mary Baker Eddy Historic Houses drew local visitors as well as individuals from England, Germany, Spain, and many parts of the United States.
June 2, 2010
One hundred and thirty-five years after Mary Baker Eddy purchased the house on Broad Street in Lynn, Massachusetts, this historic structure is about to be transformed back into its original state, so that it will resemble much more closely the house Mrs. Eddy lived in and knew. The exterior restoration of the house in which she founded the Church of Christ, Scientist, is set to begin in just a few weeks.
May 24, 2010
Armed with protective cotton gloves and museum-friendly cleaning products, Longyear staff recently finished sprucing up the Museum's Mary Baker Eddy Historic Houses. Spring cleaning projects - and year-round maintenance and upkeep - help the Museum preserve these historic sites, while providing the public with accurate facts about Mary Baker Eddy's life history.
April 29, 2010
The eight Mary Baker Eddy Historic Houses in the Longyear Museum collection trace Mrs. Eddy’s footsteps as Discoverer, Founder, and Leader of Christian Science. This spring, summer, and fall, Longyear staff will again provide free tours of these historic landmarks from May 1 through October 31. The public — adults and children alike — is warmly invited to visit these sites in Massachusetts and New Hampshire.