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“Housekeeping ain’t no joke:” Victorian Huswifery with the Alcotts
the Louisa May Alcott is My Passion blog
Thursday, February 8 at 7pm
Brigham Hill Community Barn
37 Wheeler Road, Grafton, MA
I will explores the back-breaking work of the typical Victorian housewife through the experiences of Louisa May Alcott and her family. The Alcotts dwelled in all kinds of homes, from rural to city, from slum to mansion. Through their experiences I examine the love-hate relationship between 19th century housewives and the endless chores of cooking, cleaning, sewing and laundry.
The presentation will include a slideshow of pictures of various homes where the Alcotts lived, along with various tools they would have used in daily housework. It is sponsored by the Grafton Historical Society in partnership with the Grafton Public Library.
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Ongoing – Every Sunday, 11am to 2pm
The Colonial Inn, Concord, MA
“Meet” Louisa May Alcott over Brunch
Director of Louisa May Alcott’s Orchard House and actress Jan Turnquist portrays Louisa, providing a living history of the famed author. Call 978-369-9200 before the Sunday you wish to come and ask if Louisa May Alcott will be at the brunch. Call the same number for brunch reservations, which are recommended.
“Meet” Louisa May Alcott in Indiana
Tuesday, October 24 at 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM
South Whitley Community Public Library
201 E Front St, South Whitley, Indiana 46787
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