No more DINNER tickets; reserve your DESERT & Lecture tickets today!

We’ve sold out our dinner tickets for Sunday’s “Dinner with Penelope,” featuring special guest presenter Carolyn Ravenscroft. However, we are still selling tickets for DESERT and Lecture only.

Join us to take a special, woman-centered tour of the 1699 Winslow House, enjoy ice cream on a warm August night, and discuss the fascinating life story of Civil War nurse (and Duxbury native) Charlotte Bradford.

Tickets for DESERT and the presentation will still be sold at the door. More information and online purchase options are available at http://www.winslowhouse.org/…/special…/dinner-with-penelope/.

Reservations can also be made by calling 781-837-5753, or emailing director@winslowhouse.org.

Tickets available for Dinner with Penelope

CharlotteTickets are still available for Sunday, August 21’s “Dinner with Penelope,” featuring special guest presenter Carolyn Ravenscroft! Join us to take a special, woman-centered tour of the 1699 Winslow House, enjoy a sit-down pasta dinner, and discuss the fascinating life story of Civil War nurse (and Duxbury native) Charlotte Bradford.

There are a limited number of tickets for this event; pre-registration is highly recommended.  Reservations will be accepted until Friday, August 19th. More information and online purchase options are available here. Reservations can also be made by calling 781-837-5753, or emailing director@winslowhouse.org.

Last call for Friday’s Teddy Bear Picnic!

If you have children or grandchildren, and are looking for something to do this Friday morning, why not come down to the 1699 Winslow House for our annual Teddy Bear Picnic?

Children will make their own teddy bear to take home and keep forever! Stories, crafts, tasty treats, and a celebration of summer. The event begins at 10:30 AM. Reservations are required; please call 781-837-5753 to register.

$10 per child, adults get in for free! Visit http://www.winslowhouse.org/events-programs/events-for-children/teddy-bear-picnic/ for more information.

Thank you Eastern Bank for supporting the Teddy Bear Picnic!

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Scavenger Hunt this Afternoon!

Today’s Scavenger Hunt with the Marshfield Historical Triangle starts at 1 PM! If you’ve always wanted to visit the 1699 Winslow House, Marcia Thomas House, or Daniel Webster Estate but never had the chance, today’s the perfect opportunity. Tickets are $5 per person (ages 10 & under FREE); groups of 5 or more can take advantage of our $25 group rate.

For more information, please click here.

And speaking of hunting, if there are any Pokemon enthusiasts out there… let’s just say that a few have been sighted near our historic house!

Marshfield’s Special Spot on the Road to Concord

Thomas_Gage_John_Singleton_Copley.jpegIf you are interested in the history of Marshfield during the American Revolution, be sure to check out J.L. Bell’s Boston 1775 this week.  In preparation for Mr. Bell’s presentation “The Road to Concord” on the evening of July 7th at the Winslow House, he is highlighting Marshfield and the events involving Nathaniel Ray Thomas and General Thomas Gage in January of 1775.  

The Ancestral Home of the Founding Family of Marshfield