Minute Man National Historical Park News Release
Release date: Immediate
Contact(s): Phil Lupsiewicz
Phone number: 978 369-7833
Date: May 27, 2015
Abigail Adams : Life, Love, Letters
at the North Bridge Visitor Center / Buttrick Gardens
Concord, MA. On Saturday, June 13, 2015, the historic Buttrick Garden on the hillside above the North Bridge in Minute Man National Historical Park will provide a beautiful backdrop as the “love letters” of John and Abigail Adams come to life. At 1:00 PM Adams scholar and living history performer Patricia Bridgman will present Abigail Adams: Life, Love, Letters an intimate correspondence of John and Abigail Adams. Beginning with John’s and Abigail’s early courtship and will contine through the year 1777. Buttrick Garden are located next to the North Bridge Visitor Center, 174 Liberty Street, Concord, MA. Admission is free.
The Adams letters provide an unparalleled insight one of the world’s great love affairs. Through their letters, John and Abigail reveal their teasing humor, their pleasure in their children and their farm, their deepest hopes for their nation, and their undying love and respect for one another. The fact that this love affair takes place at a critical time in America’s history is even more remarkable.
With decades of living history experience , Patricia Bridgman regularly appear as Abigail at the Adams National Historical Park in Quincy, and has also performed at Old Sturbridge Village, the Old State House in Boston, the Abigail Adams Birthplace, the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library, Emmanuel College, UMass Boston, and numerous other venues.
Directions: North Bridge Visitor Center of Minute Man National Historical Park is located at 174 Liberty Street, Concord MA. For more information about Minute Man National Historical Park visit http://www.nps.gov/mima or call 978-369-6993.