Program Highlights 2016

August 10

Beacon Hill Walking Tour with the Boston Women's Heritage Trail

The Nichols Family and Their Neighbors: Progressive Era Women on Beacon Hill

Tour starts at the Nichols House Museum, 55 Mount Vernon Street, Boston
10:30 a.m.

Join the Nichols House Museum and the Boston Women's Heritage Trail on a walk around Beacon Hill focusing on the many reform-minded women who lived here at the turn of the twentieth century, who the Nichols family probably knew. This tour lasts approximately 1 hour 15 minutes.

This event is supported in part by a generous award from Mass Humanities, as part of the Women in Politics: Then and Now programming series.

Ticket(s):

$10 per person. Children under 12 are free.

Please specify the number of children under 12 in your party during the payment process.

September 12

Beacon Hill Walking Tour with

Architectural Historian, Photographer and Writer, John R. Tschirch

The tour begins at the Nichols House Museum, 55 Mount Vernon Street, Boston
5:30 p.m.

The tour will begin at the Nichols House Museum and conclude at Grogan & Company.
This tour lasts approximately 30 minutes.

Please note this tour is limited to 20 participants.

Ticket(s):

September 12

Lecture

American Masterworks: The Fanlight Doors of New England

Grogan & Company, 20 Charles Street, Boston
6:00 p.m.

The elegant Federal style doorways of Boston, Salem, Bristol, Providence and other New England towns are testaments to the creative genius and design skill of American architects and builders. In this illustrated lecture, award winning architectural historian, John Tschirch, will explore the variety of remarkable patterns and forms utilized in these truly innovative creations through his photographic studies of American houses.

To attend both the tour and the lecture, you must purchase tickets for both.

Please note this lecture is limited to 75 participants.

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October 7

Director’s Tour of the Nichols House Museum

Nichols House Museum, 55 Mount Vernon Street, Boston
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Join the executive director of the Nichols House Museum, Victoria Glazomitsky, for a tour of this hidden Beacon Hill gem. Learn about the Nichols family who inhabited the house from 1885-1960, and about current projects at the museum.

Ticket(s):

$10 per person. Children under 12 are free.

Please specify the number of children under 12 in your party during the payment process.