Exploring Historic House Museums in Greater Boston *Online*

The Boston area abounds in historic houses; many of them are open to the public. Join Elizabeth on a journey to explore some of the unique and often lesser-known historic house museums in Greater Boston through a slide show and discussion. Come away with an exciting array of options for local excursions into the past. Students in the class will also receive a copy of the instructor Elizabeth Merrick's book, Be There Then: Exploring Greater Boston’s Historic House Museums. Instructor: Elizabeth Merrick

Sections

HBOS-WI23.01

Start Date

February 7, 2023

Time

5:30pm

Location

Online

Cost

$50.00

Availability

5

Tuesday, 5:30-7pm. Feb. 7

This class will meet online using Zoom. The Zoom link and information on how to join will be emailed to you. Please also check your spam folder.
If you register 12 hours or less before the class begins or after the start date, please contact zoom@ccae.org for the link.

Instructors: Elizabeth Merrick

Instructor

Elizabeth Merrick

Elizabeth L. Merrick is a lifelong aficionado of historic buildings and is fascinated by Massachusetts history. She holds a Ph.D. in Social Policy from Brandeis University. Following a career in health services research, she has devoted much of her time to pursuing her love of all things historical. She published "Be There Then: A Guide to Exploring Greater Boston's Historic House Museums" in 2014 and also served as a tour guide at the Royall House and Slave Quarters for 10 years. Since 2017, Elizabeth has taught classes at CCAE on Boston-area historic sites and local history.