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March Exhibit - Julia's World - 3/4/2017

Lunchtime Lecture: Research Update on Julia Roper - 3/17/2017

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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, ages 3 and four, sons of Thomas and Mary Smith, occupants of the historic Stanley-Whitman House.

Visit the Hall Kitcehn of the historic house to experience the mourning traditions the young couple followed after the loss of their children.


Admission is free and no registration is necessary.