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July 19, 2010
In June, Pleasant View Retirement condominium community in Concord, New Hampshire, hosted an afternoon history program and invited Longyear Museum to be one of the event participants.
July 1, 2010
Longyear Museum is the recipient of two New England Museum Association 2010 Publication Awards. Longyear received the Judge’s Choice Award in the “Websites” category and Honorable Mention in the “E-news” category.
June 7, 2010
Filmed at Longyear Museum and at six of the historic houses where Mary Baker Eddy once lived, Remember the Days of Old: Preserving the History of Christian Science includes rarely seen historic photos, artifacts from the Museum’s collection, and dramatic vignettes.
May 17, 2010
A Bible workshop titled “The Trial of Job’s Faith and The Restoration of Job,” was presented by Kristy Christian at Longyear Museum on Saturday, May 8. More than fifty individuals traveled from New York, New Jersey, Vermont, Connecticut, Cape Cod, and the greater Boston area to attend this program.
May 10, 2010
Powerful lessons from some of the younger pioneers of the Christian Science movement are brought out in a Longyear Museum exhibit now on display at Principia College in Elsah, Illinois. The exhibit is a gift to Principia from Longyear Museum.
May 3, 2010
In 1526, William Tyndale was the first to translate the Bible into English from the original Greek and Hebrew. Tyndale’s work formed the backbone of the King James Version of 1611.
April 26, 2010
The life stories of the “pioneer” Christian Scientists, that first generation of workers who helped Mary Baker Eddy establish her movement, are as educational as they are inspiring. This was the focus of the Longyear presentation during Parents’ Weekend at Principia College in Elsah, Illinois, on April 23. Longyear Director•Curator Stephen Howard and Senior Researcher and Writer Christopher Tyner presented findings from their research on the lives of pioneer Christian Scientists Emma Thompson, Abigail Dyer Thompson, Janette Weller, and Annie M. Knott. The results of their research will be published in a book by Longyear Museum Press this autumn.
March 31, 2010
Architects Solon S. Beman and Charles D. Faulkner and their two styles of Christian Science church architecture, were the focus of a talk by Lawrence B. Schlack on March 21. Mr. Schlack took the audience on a photographic journey that compared and contrasted these Chicago architects' designs of Christian Science churches across the United States.
March 29, 2010
In this age of instant messaging, high-speed Internet, Kindle wireless readers, Twitter, Blackberries, and Facebook, the idea of an afternoon tea may seem quaintly out-of-date. But at Longyear Museum, such genteel events are a refreshing retreat from the hustle-bustle of today’s world into a truly civilized form of sociability à la Jane Austen, and an apt means of celebrating Women’s History Month — the month of March.
March 24, 2010
Summer adventure, learning, and fun came to Longyear Museum during the March 14 open house for DiscoveryBound and five Christian Science summer camps. Through lively conversations and action-packed slide shows, attendees learned about each organization’s summer programs for youth. A joint camp video was a highlight for many, with audience members cheering as their camps and camp friends appeared on-screen.