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Henry Alley, Apiarist

Henry Alley, Sr. (1835-1908) was an innovator, author, and educator with wide-ranging influence in the field of apiculture. Although Alley was employed as a shoemaker into the 1870s, his affinity […]

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Art Grows Here

Image:  Jump for Joy by Sue Kassirer. Wenham Museum’s Art Grows Here! Friday, July 30 – Sunday, August 8, 2021 Download the AGH Tour Map (Letter Size) >> Download the […]

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Painting of the Town of Wenham

Wenham in All Seasons by Valerie Weigand McCaffrey Contemporary Folk Artist from Beverly Farms, Massachusetts In August 2015, the Wenham Museum commissioned an oil painting of the Town of Wenham […]

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Patton Family in the Civil War

In October, we’re reminded of some significant dates in Patton family history. The above photo is of George S. Patton, Sr., who was a Colonel in the Confederate Army during […]

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Author & Illustrator Talk: Twenty-One Steps

Author & Illustrator Talk Twenty-One Steps: Guarding the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier Tuesday, May 25, 2021 7 p.m. Free Community Program Online via Zoom Register >> Buy the Book […]

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Helen Clay Frick and the Iron Rail

Helen Clay Frick and the Iron Rail In honor of #WomensHistoryMonth, we’d like to share a story about Helen Clay Frick, the founder of the Wenham property known today as […]

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Julia Ward Howe

Portrait doll of Julia Ward Howe, ca. 1900, by Carnig Eksergian (Armenian), gift of Mary Osgood and Elizabeth McMahon Donoghue. Howe sat for the portrait doll at age 87. She […]

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