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CANCELLED Children's May Day Tea  - 4/30/2017

Flower Arranging Workshop with Haley Billip - 5/21/2017

May Exhibit - Art by Agnes Wong & Beverly Hollis - 5/5/2017

House Tour: Death of the Smith Boys - 4/7/2017

Historical Theater Program - 7/10/2017

En Plein Air at Stanley-Whitman House - 5/20/2017

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Historic House Stories: The Death of the Smith Boys, 1729

 Date: 4/7/2017
 Starting Time: 9:00:00 AM
 Ending Time: 4:00:00 PM

In April 1729, a devastating epidemic swept through Farmington. Among the victims were Samuel and Steele Smith the young sons of Thomas and Mary Smith, occupants of the historic Stanley-Whitman House.

Visit the Hall Kitchen of the historic house with a guide to experience the mourning traditions the young couple followed after the loss of their children.

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Regular historic house tour admission prices all

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