June 1, 2013 Explore 5000 Years of History on the Homestead

Saturday June 1 at 4PM

Over the course of multiple summers the Rebecca Nurse Homestead in Danvers was at the center of a summer archaeology program run by the University of Southern Maine in conjunction with Philips Andover Academy.  Thousands of artifacts were recovered giving a glimpse into the lives of the people who have walked these grounds throughout the years. It also shows there is a history here which predates colonial settlement.

As part of the grand opening we will be hosting a formal lecture with Professor Nate Hamilton and Heather Froshour from the University of Southern Maine. In order to properly display these pieces to the public we have opened a new permanent exhibit space in the Nurse Home. The “Green Room” is an 18th century parlor that has not been seen by the public in decades.

Be among the first to see what was recovered and here from the experts who recovered them the significance of these findings.

Formal Lecture will be held at 4PM in the Meeting House followed by time to explore the exhibit. Please note: seating for the lecture is limited to 70 people, please come early to guarantee a seat.

Admission Adults $7, Seniors $5, Children 6-16 $4
Rebecca Nurse Homestead Preservation Society members FREE

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