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Project Grant

Our Own Snug Fireside: Images of American Homes, 1750-1850

A lecture that is directly connected to an exhibit entitled "Home is Where the Hearth Is" that will present the evolution of domestic architecture in Massachusetts over the last 300 years, focusing on the hearth as the center of the home. The exihibit will examine the evolution of construction methods, floor plans and decorative elements, as reflected in the changing roles of mothers, fathers, children, and other household members.

Wenham Museum
Wenham, MA, Essex County (Northeast)

project director: Carolyn Simmonds
awarded on: 2000-11-16
amount: $1,740