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October 12, 2009
This year’s four-day itinerary included the Museum’s eight Mary Baker Eddy Historic Houses; the Mott Gallery at the Museum; Red Rock in Lynn, Mass.; a tour of Boston; the one-room schoolhouse attended by George Glover, Jr., in North Groton, New Hampshire; and First Church of Christ, Scientist, Concord, New Hampshire.
September 28, 2009
A September 13 tour of the Chestnut Hill area observed the dramatic changes that have taken place in the neighborhood since Mary Baker Eddy was a resident there.
July 13, 2009
Longyear joined in this annual city-wide festival offering tours and refreshments to visitors who came from near and far to join in the fun and to see the Mary Baker Eddy historic house in Amesbury, Massachusetts.
June 17, 2009
From the struggles of Mary Baker Eddy’s early years in the wooded towns of rural New Hampshire to the spiritual accomplishments that followed, the time she spent in each of these eight historic houses constitutes a unique chapter in the life story of the Discoverer and Founder of Christian Science. In eight image galleries new and archival photos from the Longyear Museum collection offer a “virtual tour” of these important landmarks and their history.
April 27, 2009
Visitors this year will notice how restoration projects large and small are bringing the houses into closer historical proximity to the way they were when Mrs. Eddy lived there.
April 26, 2009
Historic restoration projects often divulge unexpected stories. But when the kitchen of this New Hampshire house was torn down, no one was prepared for the pieces of a blue Staffordshire china plate and English Mochaware bowl found lying underneath. Cleaned up, researched, and put in display cases, these shards are now on exhibit.
April 25, 2009
A Plymouth State University anthropology professor and his students will join with Longyear to piece together the story of this 19th century sawmill located on the North Groton property about 70 feet away from the front door of the house the Pattersons called home.