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Sunday, August 19
11AM & 1PM

Member: $12.00;
Nonmember: $20.00;

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William Cullen Bryant Homestead
Cummington, MA

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History, Art & Culture

Meet the Caretaker: An interactive living history tour

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Journey back in time to 1867 - two years after Bryant repurchased the Homestead.  Bryant has not yet returned from New York City, but the caretaker's wife, Melissa Dawes, will be available to meet you - Bryant and his guests hired servants.  As new servants to the Homestead arriving from New York City Melissa Dawes will give you a tour of the house. She'll show you your quarters, guests' rooms on the 3rd floor, and explain to you what life at the Homestead is like, such as your daily tasks and schedule. After your tour of the house, you'll enjoy a light tea on in the parlor.  A fun, interactive living history tour!  

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11:00 AM

1:00 PM

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