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The Old Manse

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269 Monument Street
Concord, MA 01742 United States
9783693909 http://www.thetrustees.org/places-to-visit/greater-boston/old-manse.html

November 2018

Wreath Decorating with Copper Penny Flowers

November 10, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
The Old Manse, 269 Monument Street
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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$60 – $75

Join Concord's Copper Penny Flowers at the Old Manse to make your own wreath to decorate for the season. Mix fresh greens with berries and other decorations before finishing your wreath with a bow. Two sessions limited to 10 participants each; 12 pm and 1pm. Participants can purchase additional wreath making materials in advance to make addition wreaths during the workshop. Participants may make additional wreaths; each additional wreath costs $65.

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December 2018

Candlelit Holiday at the Old Manse

December 14, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - December 16, 2018 @ 8:00 pm
The Old Manse, 269 Monument Street
Concord, MA 01742 United States
Free – $20

Enjoy the warm glow of candlelight in the windows of the Old Manse as you explore the house decorated for Christmas. Join a guide for short tours of the first floor of the Old Manse to learn about how residents celebrated Christmas, then warm up with hot cider, cookies, and great last-minute gifts as we celebrate the season.

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January 2019

Poetry in the Parlor

January 4 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating until April 5, 2019

The Old Manse, 269 Monument Street
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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Free

Gather at the Old Manse to hear poets from the New England Poetry Club read their work. Following the tradition of the Concord circle of authors like Emerson, Hawthorne, Alcott, and Fuller, the Old Manse will once again become a place of inspiration and shared work. Readers are posted about one month in advance, so check back often to see what local poets will be appearing next. This series runs through May and takes place on the first Friday of…

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Up In the Rafters: Stories From the Old Manse Attic

January 7 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Monday and Saturday, repeating until February 23, 2019

The Old Manse, 269 Monument Street
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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$5 – $15

Who lived in the attic? During this special exploration into the Old Manse attic, we’ll share what we know about the three enslaved people, Phyllis, Frank Benson, and Cate, who lived at the Old Manse. We’ll also share how later residents of the house remembered the enslaved people and how the story of enslaved peoples live on at the Old Manse and in Concord.

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Up In the Rafters: Stories From the Old Manse Attic

January 12 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Monday and Saturday, repeating until February 23, 2019

The Old Manse, 269 Monument Street
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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$5 – $15

Who lived in the attic? During this special exploration into the Old Manse attic, we’ll share what we know about the three enslaved people, Phyllis, Frank Benson, and Cate, who lived at the Old Manse. We’ll also share how later residents of the house remembered the enslaved people and how the story of enslaved peoples live on at the Old Manse and in Concord.

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Up In the Rafters: Stories From the Old Manse Attic

January 14 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Monday and Saturday, repeating until February 23, 2019

The Old Manse, 269 Monument Street
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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$5 – $15

Who lived in the attic? During this special exploration into the Old Manse attic, we’ll share what we know about the three enslaved people, Phyllis, Frank Benson, and Cate, who lived at the Old Manse. We’ll also share how later residents of the house remembered the enslaved people and how the story of enslaved peoples live on at the Old Manse and in Concord.

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Nooks and Crannies: Uncovering the Secrets of the Old Manse

January 19 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
The Old Manse, 269 Monument Street
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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Free – $15

Bored of standing around in historic houses? Get on your hands and knees and tip-toes to discover the hidden history of the Old Manse. In this interactive tour led by the curator, you will learn to look for clues imbedded in the structure of the house and its furnishings that help us understand how the house was built and how residents lived in it. Be prepared to bend and kneel; we will have flashlights available or bring your own to help…

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Up In the Rafters: Stories From the Old Manse Attic

January 19 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Monday and Saturday, repeating until February 23, 2019

The Old Manse, 269 Monument Street
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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$5 – $15

Who lived in the attic? During this special exploration into the Old Manse attic, we’ll share what we know about the three enslaved people, Phyllis, Frank Benson, and Cate, who lived at the Old Manse. We’ll also share how later residents of the house remembered the enslaved people and how the story of enslaved peoples live on at the Old Manse and in Concord.

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Up In the Rafters: Stories From the Old Manse Attic

January 21 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Monday and Saturday, repeating until February 23, 2019

The Old Manse, 269 Monument Street
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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$5 – $15

Who lived in the attic? During this special exploration into the Old Manse attic, we’ll share what we know about the three enslaved people, Phyllis, Frank Benson, and Cate, who lived at the Old Manse. We’ll also share how later residents of the house remembered the enslaved people and how the story of enslaved peoples live on at the Old Manse and in Concord.

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Up In the Rafters: Stories From the Old Manse Attic

January 26 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Monday and Saturday, repeating until February 23, 2019

The Old Manse, 269 Monument Street
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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$5 – $15

Who lived in the attic? During this special exploration into the Old Manse attic, we’ll share what we know about the three enslaved people, Phyllis, Frank Benson, and Cate, who lived at the Old Manse. We’ll also share how later residents of the house remembered the enslaved people and how the story of enslaved peoples live on at the Old Manse and in Concord.

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Up In the Rafters: Stories From the Old Manse Attic

January 28 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Monday and Saturday, repeating until February 23, 2019

The Old Manse, 269 Monument Street
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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$5 – $15

Who lived in the attic? During this special exploration into the Old Manse attic, we’ll share what we know about the three enslaved people, Phyllis, Frank Benson, and Cate, who lived at the Old Manse. We’ll also share how later residents of the house remembered the enslaved people and how the story of enslaved peoples live on at the Old Manse and in Concord.

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February 2019

Poetry in the Parlor

February 1 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating until April 5, 2019

The Old Manse, 269 Monument Street
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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Free

Gather at the Old Manse to hear poets from the New England Poetry Club read their work. Following the tradition of the Concord circle of authors like Emerson, Hawthorne, Alcott, and Fuller, the Old Manse will once again become a place of inspiration and shared work. Readers are posted about one month in advance, so check back often to see what local poets will be appearing next. This series runs through May and takes place on the first Friday of…

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Up In the Rafters: Stories From the Old Manse Attic

February 2 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Monday and Saturday, repeating until February 23, 2019

The Old Manse, 269 Monument Street
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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$5 – $15

Who lived in the attic? During this special exploration into the Old Manse attic, we’ll share what we know about the three enslaved people, Phyllis, Frank Benson, and Cate, who lived at the Old Manse. We’ll also share how later residents of the house remembered the enslaved people and how the story of enslaved peoples live on at the Old Manse and in Concord.

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Up In the Rafters: Stories From the Old Manse Attic

February 4 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Monday and Saturday, repeating until February 23, 2019

The Old Manse, 269 Monument Street
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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$5 – $15

Who lived in the attic? During this special exploration into the Old Manse attic, we’ll share what we know about the three enslaved people, Phyllis, Frank Benson, and Cate, who lived at the Old Manse. We’ll also share how later residents of the house remembered the enslaved people and how the story of enslaved peoples live on at the Old Manse and in Concord.

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Up In the Rafters: Stories From the Old Manse Attic

February 9 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Monday and Saturday, repeating until February 23, 2019

The Old Manse, 269 Monument Street
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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$5 – $15

Who lived in the attic? During this special exploration into the Old Manse attic, we’ll share what we know about the three enslaved people, Phyllis, Frank Benson, and Cate, who lived at the Old Manse. We’ll also share how later residents of the house remembered the enslaved people and how the story of enslaved peoples live on at the Old Manse and in Concord.

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Up In the Rafters: Stories From the Old Manse Attic

February 11 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Monday and Saturday, repeating until February 23, 2019

The Old Manse, 269 Monument Street
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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$5 – $15

Who lived in the attic? During this special exploration into the Old Manse attic, we’ll share what we know about the three enslaved people, Phyllis, Frank Benson, and Cate, who lived at the Old Manse. We’ll also share how later residents of the house remembered the enslaved people and how the story of enslaved peoples live on at the Old Manse and in Concord.

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Up In the Rafters: Stories From the Old Manse Attic

February 16 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Monday and Saturday, repeating until February 23, 2019

The Old Manse, 269 Monument Street
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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$5 – $15

Who lived in the attic? During this special exploration into the Old Manse attic, we’ll share what we know about the three enslaved people, Phyllis, Frank Benson, and Cate, who lived at the Old Manse. We’ll also share how later residents of the house remembered the enslaved people and how the story of enslaved peoples live on at the Old Manse and in Concord.

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Romance at the Manse

February 16 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
The Old Manse, 269 Monument Street
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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$44 – $55

Discover Romance at the Manse this Valentine’s Day. During this special tour, you’ll learn about the Revolutionary War widow who fell in love with a boarder, the Hawthorne’s honeymoon, the Ripley’s golden years, and even a few romances gone astray. At the end of your tour, you’ll enjoy a workshop lead by Taza Chocolate. Staff from Taza will introduce you to stone ground chocolate. Tasting opportunities include cacao juice and samples of some of Taza's chocolates. We will offer two…

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Up In the Rafters: Stories From the Old Manse Attic

February 18 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Monday and Saturday, repeating until February 23, 2019

The Old Manse, 269 Monument Street
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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$5 – $15

Who lived in the attic? During this special exploration into the Old Manse attic, we’ll share what we know about the three enslaved people, Phyllis, Frank Benson, and Cate, who lived at the Old Manse. We’ll also share how later residents of the house remembered the enslaved people and how the story of enslaved peoples live on at the Old Manse and in Concord.

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Full Moon Meditation

February 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Old Manse, 269 Monument Street
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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Free – $10

Explore the frosty wilds of the Old Manse's landscape under the second full moon of the new year. We will talk about the birth of the transcendental movement at the Old Manse, and its meanings today before taking time for quiet reflection by the fire under the full moon in the stillness of winter. We will warm up with hot cider and s’mores at the end of the program.

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Up In the Rafters: Stories From the Old Manse Attic

February 23 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Monday and Saturday, repeating until February 23, 2019

The Old Manse, 269 Monument Street
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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$5 – $15

Who lived in the attic? During this special exploration into the Old Manse attic, we’ll share what we know about the three enslaved people, Phyllis, Frank Benson, and Cate, who lived at the Old Manse. We’ll also share how later residents of the house remembered the enslaved people and how the story of enslaved peoples live on at the Old Manse and in Concord.

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March 2019

Poetry in the Parlor

March 1 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating until April 5, 2019

The Old Manse, 269 Monument Street
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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Free

Gather at the Old Manse to hear poets from the New England Poetry Club read their work. Following the tradition of the Concord circle of authors like Emerson, Hawthorne, Alcott, and Fuller, the Old Manse will once again become a place of inspiration and shared work. Readers are posted about one month in advance, so check back often to see what local poets will be appearing next. This series runs through May and takes place on the first Friday of…

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Spring Equinox Meditation

March 20 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Old Manse, 269 Monument Street
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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$5 – $10

Experience spring at the Old Manse under the full moon, which also falls on the Spring Equinox. We’ll share readings from Emerson and Thoreau before taking time for quiet reflection under the full moon and perhaps even hear the sounds of spring. The fire will keep us warm if needed and also provide the hot coals for s’mores that will cheer us at the end of the meditation.

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April 2019

Poetry in the Parlor

April 5 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating until April 5, 2019

The Old Manse, 269 Monument Street
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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Free

Gather at the Old Manse to hear poets from the New England Poetry Club read their work. Following the tradition of the Concord circle of authors like Emerson, Hawthorne, Alcott, and Fuller, the Old Manse will once again become a place of inspiration and shared work. Readers are posted about one month in advance, so check back often to see what local poets will be appearing next. This series runs through May and takes place on the first Friday of…

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May 2019

Mothers at the Manse

May 11 @ 12:00 pm - May 12 @ 4:00 pm
The Old Manse, 269 Monument Street
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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$5 – $25

Does your mother love history? Does she enjoy seeing historic furniture or learning about historic figures like Ralph Waldo Emerson and Sarah Alden Bradford Ripley? Then bring your Mom to the Manse this Mother’s Day! We’re offering special family pricing to groups of four family members regardless of age. Join us for a tour, offered on the hour and half hour.

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June 2019

Poetry at the Old Manse

June 7 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Old Manse, 269 Monument Street
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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Free

Gather at the Old Manse to hear poets Wendy Drexler, Mark Pawlak, and Kyle Potvin from the New England Poetry Club read their work. Following the tradition of the Concord circle of authors like Emerson, Hawthorne, Alcott, and Fuller, the Old Manse will once again become a place of inspiration and shared work. Readers are posted about one month in advance, so check back often to see what local poets will be appearing next. This series runs through August and…

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A Short Walk on a Long Day

June 21 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Old Manse, 269 Monument Street
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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$10 – $15

Celebrate the longest day of the year on the banks of the Concord River.  We'll revel in the long day by walking in the landscape around the Old Manse and learning about how different residents used the land. We'll see where Ezra Ripley kept his cow, stroll through an orchard, and watch the flow of the Concord river that brought Thoreau and others to the Manse. After our walk, we will gather around a fire, share s'mores and hear readings…

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July 2019

Poetry at the Old Manse

July 12 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Old Manse, 269 Monument Street
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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Free

Gather at the Old Manse to hear poets from the New England Poetry Club read their work. Following the tradition of the Concord circle of authors like Emerson, Hawthorne, Alcott, and Fuller, the Old Manse will once again become a place of inspiration and shared work. Readers are posted about one month in advance, so check back often to see what local poets will be appearing next. This series runs through August and takes place on the first Friday of…

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August 2019

Poetry at the Old Manse

August 2 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Old Manse, 269 Monument Street
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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Free

Gather at the Old Manse to hear poets from the New England Poetry Club read their work. Following the tradition of the Concord circle of authors like Emerson, Hawthorne, Alcott, and Fuller, the Old Manse will once again become a place of inspiration and shared work. Readers are posted about one month in advance, so check back often to see what local poets will be appearing next. This series runs through August and takes place on the first Friday of…

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October 2019

Spirits of the Old Manse

October 25 @ 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 5:00 pm, repeating until October 26, 2019

The Old Manse, 269 Monument Street
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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$15 – $25

Encounter the literary spirits of The Old Manse the weekend before Halloween. Join us for attic tours and readings of spooky stories Hawthorne wrote while living at the Old Manse and stay for s'mores around our fire pit! Your ticket price includes an attic tour, oppertunity to attend one or more of the readings, and s'mores. Schedule of Events Secrets of the Attic: Join a guide to explore the Old Manse attic by night and learn about ghostly encounters and…

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Spirits of the Old Manse

October 26 @ 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 5:00 pm, repeating until October 26, 2019

The Old Manse, 269 Monument Street
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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$15 – $25

Encounter the literary spirits of The Old Manse the weekend before Halloween. Join us for attic tours and readings of spooky stories Hawthorne wrote while living at the Old Manse and stay for s'mores around our fire pit! Your ticket price includes an attic tour, oppertunity to attend one or more of the readings, and s'mores. Schedule of Events Secrets of the Attic: Join a guide to explore the Old Manse attic by night and learn about ghostly encounters and…

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