Press release submitted by The Groton History Center
The Groton History Center invites you to join us for these exciting October events.
October 6, 2:00 PM Autumn Ramble: Barn Tour
Groton History Center invites you to join our Autumn Ramble on Sunday, October 6 from 2-4 PM as we visit three different barns in Groton. Each stop will feature a speaker who will present a history and tour of the barn and take questions.
Please meet at 2 PM at Williams Barn at 160 Chicopee Row where we will start the tour. From Williams Barn we will drive a few miles to one of the largest and most iconic barns in town. Our third and final stop is a new barn built with old construction techniques.
Directions and parking instructions will be given out at Williams Barn for this self-driven event. Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org
October 12, & November 9th, 11:00 AM Guided Tour of Boutwell House
172 Main Street, Groton
Tour the recently renovated & decorated 1851 Boutwell House. This hour-long tour will be given by our former student intern, Joshua Vollmar, who has completed much research on the Boutwell House and the Boutwell Family, adding richly to what we had previously known.
Please consider making a donation so that we may continue to offer these special tours of the Boutwell House.
October 20, 2:00 PM, Groton Inn, Annual Meeting & Painted Walls Program
Hear updates and year-end reports. Members may vote on next year’s slate of Officers and Directors.
Following this brief business meeting, historic decorative painter and painted wall historian, Linda Lefko, will present an illustrated lecture on the 19th century murals of Jonathan D. Poor which decorated the walls of many buildings in New England. This program is free and open to the public.