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  • Longyear Awarded $395,000 for Lynn House Restoration

    May 18, 2009
    As a 2009 recipient of a Massachusetts Cultural Facilities Fund Grant, the house where Mary Glover completed her manuscript of Science and Health will receive funding to help with projects such as a new entry vestibule, accessible restrooms, and a complete exterior restoration.
  • Ministering to the Military

    May 12, 2009
    Kim Schuette’s recent book talk at Longyear explored the host of issues found at the intersection of Christian Science and its war - and peacetime healing work with the United States armed forces.
  • A Tour Through Longyear’s Vault

    April 29, 2009
    Interviews with Cheryl Moneyhun, Director of Museum Collections and Stephen R. Howard, Director-Curator, reveal a collection containing enough documents to stand about 235 feet tall; some 33,000 books and periodicals; 8,200 photos, works of art, prints and postcards; 164 scrapbooks and albums; and 1,200 objects. Add eight historic houses and their furnishings, and you have enough to keep over 30 employees buzzing.
  • Longyear Launches Website 3.0

    April 28, 2009
    With clean design, easy navigation, and faster access, the Museum’s redesigned online site offers a clear window into some of Longyear’s activities, displays, images, and research on Mary Baker Eddy.
  • Longyear's Houses Open For Season

    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.
  • Pottery Shards Found at Rumney House on Exhibit

    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.
  • Archaeological Investigation of Dr. Daniel Patterson's Lumber Mill

    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.

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