Join us for a book talk near you!

Longyear Museum announces a new publication – Life at 400 Beacon Street: Working in Mary Baker Eddy’s Household by Heather Vogel Frederick

Author Heather Vogel Frederick, who heads up Longyear’s Research & Publications team, will share inspiring stories of the men and women who served on Mrs. Eddy’s staff between 1908 and 1910. From all walks of life, these were ordinary people in extraordinary circumstances, invited to join one of the most mentally active, high-profile households in the world: The home of the Discoverer, Founder, and Leader of Christian Science. Heather will also relate some of the surprising discoveries that came to light during the research process, and share insights about the important work that Mary Baker Eddy completed during her three fruitful years at Chestnut Hill.

A book signing will follow the talk (which lasts about an hour). Copies of the book will be available for purchase, and can always be ordered on our online store (click here to order a copy). We look forward to seeing you there!

Throughout 2019, Longyear will be traveling to major cities across the United States to share these book talks. The current schedule is listed below. Additional dates and venues are being added, so please check back if you don’t see your city in the lineup today! 


Sunday, August 18
4:00 pm
Park Place Hotel & Conference Room
Boardman Room
300 East State Street
Traverse City, MI 49684


Saturday, November 2
10:00 am
First Church of Christ, Scientist
11580 Haverstick Road
Carmel, IN 46033

Above photo: Members of Mrs. Eddy’s Chestnut Hill household, circa 1908. Longyear Museum collection.

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