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Annual Holiday Decorations & Tablescapes Demo Dazzles

Thursday, 19 November 2009 22:13

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This year’s Holiday Decorations & Tablescapes demo did not fail to dazzle the enthusiastic participants who attended on November 19th for our first evening gathering.

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Boston Public students Get Out and Learn!

Saturday, 14 November 2009 22:04

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During the first two weeks of November, the Wakefield Estate hosted the final BPS school visits for this fall. Since early October, we hosted over 900 elementary students from Boston Public Schools. Funding for bus transportation was provided by Boston Youth Environmental Network's Get Out and Learn Program.

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Wakefield Estate Partners with BPS Teachers and GOAL Network to Bring Hundreds of Boston Students to Site

Thursday, 22 October 2009 21:53

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The Wakefield Estate is excited to have received support from the Boston Youth Environmental Network's pilot grant program, Get Out And Learn (GOAL) which helps fund Environmental Field Experiences for Boston Public Schools.

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Winterthur’s McNeil Fellow Spends Summer Cataloguing Wakefield’s Seymour Furniture

Thursday, 30 July 2009 21:47

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Wakefield Estate summer research fellow, Rebecca Bertrand, inspects a lady¹s work table from the Isaac Davenport House's collection of furniture. Bertrand, a second year Lois F. McNeil Fellow in the Winterthur Program in American Material Culture, working with furniture conservator Robert Mussey, cataloged a collection of furniture at the Wakefield estate in the summer of 2009.  The collection is comprised of pieces made by the Boston cabinetmakers John and Thomas Seymour, c.1795-1817.

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