Sunday (Mother's Day), May 12, 3 to 5pm
Tea in the Mansion: Tea in Austen's Time
During the event, guests will have tea and pound cake, meet and hear from Nathaniel Hawthorne, and take a first-floor viewing of the 1806 mansion at Gore Place. Tea will take place in the beautiful oval withdrawing room of this former home of prominent Bostonians Christopher and Rebecca Gore. This is the second in a series of social events which will give atendees the opportunity to experience the mansion as guests might have experienced it in the 19th century. Future teas will feature music, readings, and other entertainments. Always included will be a viewing of the mansion--a great way for people to socialize in an historical setting!
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Gore Place, the Federal period, historic house and estate of Massachusetts Governor Christopher Gore, includes a small farm with sheep, goats and poultry. The elegantly furnished mansion has been called “the Monticello of the North” and architectural historians consider it to be the most significant Federal period mansion in New England.