"The Ladies of Linden Place" Guided Mansion Tour

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New for 2017, a special docent-led tour is being offered on select Saturdays focusing on the lives of the women who made history at Linden Place Mansion. The next “Ladies of Linden Place” tours will take place on Saturday, July 22nd and Saturday, August 19th at 11am.

As you tour the 200-year old mansion rooms, the women of Linden Place come alive through portraits, photographs, artifacts and more. Learn about generations of DeWolf & Colt women who lived at Linden Place and the daily lives and roles of ladies in the 19th and early 20th centuries. Hear the stories about the different women who lived and worked at Linden Place Mansion from 1810 through 1986: a slave trader’s wife (Charlotte DeWolf), a widow, who to make ends meet turned Linden Place into a boarding house (Sarah DeWolf), the social “grand dame” of Bristol, Theodora, who saved Linden Place from the auction block and an Oscar award winning actress (Ethel Barrymore), who spent summers at Linden Place.

Admission is $8, $6 for seniors and students with an ID. Reservations are recommended as space is limited. For upcoming tour dates and reservations, please call the Linden Place office at 401-253-0390 or e-mail info@lindenplace.org

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Susan Battle

Hello all,

This tour has been rescheduled to Saturday, August 26, 2017 at 11am. Sorry for any inconvenience and we hope to see you then!

Sincerely,

Susan

Tuesday, August 15

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