Examples of monthly programs:


Prince Estabrook, Slave and Revolutionary War Hero. 

By Charles Price.


First Transcontinental Airplane Flight.

By Anne Barrett.


Voices of Freedom, Memories of Anti-Slavery Days.

By Merrill Kohlhofer.



A House Divided - Songs of the Civil War.

By Jim Douglas



Eating, Drinking and Entertaining in the Colonial Period.

By  Joseph Carlin


Our Thanksgiving Special!

Every year we open up the Parson Capen House on Thanksgiving morning so that visitors will have a chance to see how Thanksgiving might have been celebrated over 200 years ago. Click on the picture below to see highlights of this year’s Open House.

Our thanks to Anne and Bob Barrett and their daughters!