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FIELD TRIPS

Mather hits the road to learn about other places of interest!

Past field trips have included:

- Weir Farm, Connecticut's only National Park

- Setauket, Long Island, home of the Culper Spy Ring 

- Tour of the American Wing of the Metropolitan Museum of Art with Elizabeth Kornhauser, the Alice Pratt Brown Curator of American Paintings and Sculpture

- Tour and lunch at Fraunces Tavern, New York

UPCOMING EVENTS

  • Field Trip:  Revolutionary Pub Crawl NYC
    Field Trip:  Revolutionary Pub Crawl NYC
    Sat, May 18
    Fraunces Tavern
    May 18, 2024, 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    Join us for a tour of New York City’s earliest pubs … the rooms where it happened! We’ll start downtown at Fraunces Tavern, the place where George Washington gave his Farewell address to his officers in 1783, and end at Pete’s Tavern in Midtown with lots of pubs, history and fun in between!
  • Field trip to the Bellamy-Ferriday House & Gardens, Bethlehem, CT
    Field trip to the Bellamy-Ferriday House & Gardens, Bethlehem, CT
    Tue, May 21
    Bethlehem
    May 21, 2024, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
    Join us for a visit to the Bellamy-Ferriday House in Bethlehem, CT which shares many similarities to MH! A beautiful, historic home and gardens preserved by a 20th century woman. In their case, Caroline Ferriday, in ours, Bertha Mather. Incl. ride, tour & lunch at the historic 1754 House, Woodbury.
  • Field Trip to the New York Historical Society
    Field Trip to the New York Historical Society
    Date and time is TBD
    New York
    Date and time is TBD
    In the works ... fall field trip to the New York Historical Society, New York's first museum which covers 400 years of history through groundbreaking exhibitions, outstanding collections, immersive films, and more. Stay tuned for details.
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