Salisbury Mansion Associates Candlelight Celebration

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Date & Time: Wednesday, December 19, 2018
4:30 PM-7:00 PM

Suggested Audiences: Elders, Adult, College
Location:
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Salisbury Mansion
40 Highland Street
Worcester, MA 01609-2704
Cost: WHM Members Free; $7 for non-members
Description: Word that the Worcester Employment Society was planning to significantly alter or tear down Salisbury Mansion set off alarms in 1955. Acclaimed writer Esther Forbes mailed postcards to friends confirming the time and place of a meeting to address this threat at 23 Trowbridge Road. The attendees formed Salisbury Mansion Associates (SMA) and three years later bought the property.

In 1982, SMA partnered with Worcester Historical Museum, which undertook thorough restoration of the mansion, and in 1984 the two organizations merged, having saved a piece of history for future generations.

Come celebrate by the glow of candlelight at Salisbury Mansion with light refreshments and merriment.
More Information: Website: http://events.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=va4dso9...
E-mail: info@worcesterhistory.net
Phone: 508-753-8278
Entered by: Worcester Historical Museum

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Created: November 12, 2018 at 10:31 AM
Last Modified: November 12, 2018 at 10:33 AM

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