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Guided Walking Tour

Guided Walking Tour

Sat Feb 27, 2021

Guided Walking Tour

Time Sat Feb 27 2021 at 11:00 am to 11:45 am

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Gore Place, 52 Gore St, Waltham, United States

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Guided Walking Tour, 27 February | Event in Waltham | Guided Walking Tour
Take a guided tour of the historic grounds at Gore Place entitled "My Farm at Waltham." Walk the grounds of the estate and learn the history of Gore Place as a country seat and working farm of the early 1800s. The tour lasts 45 minutes.

A wealthy Boston couple, Christopher Gore and his wife Rebecca developed their estate in Waltham over several decades. Gore called it “My Farm at Waltham.” Gore was a founding member of the Massachusetts Society for Promoting Agriculture (est. 1792) and was innovative in his methods of farming. This tour uses Gore’s letters and the journal of his farm manager, Jacob Farwell, among other sources, to tell the story of farming on the estate in the early 1800s. Though much of the original 19th century farm is gone today, Gore Place has restored the Mansion, Carriage House and Farmer’s Cottage, and kept the original 50 acres of what was a 250-acre farm.

Tours will meet outside the Carriage House door next to the parking lot.

Tour schedule:
Every Saturday at 11am or by appointment.

Ticket information:
*Tickets are $15 per person, $10 for Gore Place members.
*Advance tickets are required.
*Tickets are only available online.
*No one will be admitted without a pre-purchased ticket.

Requirements for all tours:
*Tour group size limit: nine guests
*Face masks are required for visitors ages two years old and up.
*Tour participants must stay at least 6 feet away from anyone not in their party.
*You will be outside the entire time, so please dress appropriately for the weather.
*Bring your own water.
*Restrooms will not be available.

Cost: $15 non-members, $10 members

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About The Host: 1806 Federal-style mansion house museum, 50 acre estate, sheep farm. Grounds open dawn to dusk unless there's a special event. Tour info: Office hours/shop hours are 9am-3pm Monday-Friday and 12-3pm on Saturday.
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Sat Feb 27 2021 at 11:00 am to 11:45 am
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