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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.