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July 10, 2017, 9:00 AM - July 28, 2017, 3:00 PM @ Linden Place Mansion
Kids Unleash their Creativity at Summer Arts Camp at Linden Place Mansion!
Registration is now taking place for Linden Place’s Summer Arts Camp for Kids. This weekday creative camp is for camper’s ages 6-12 and takes place on the beautiful, historic grounds of Linden Place Mansion in Bristol, Rhode Island. Each day is filled with creative fun from 9:00 am until 2:45 pm. Campers participate in a variety of activities from costume making to games on the Mansion grounds, from arts and crafts to writing and singing music, and to playmaking and creating dances. Each one-week session ends with a performance staged by campers for friends and family to enjoy!
There are two one-week sessions, each arranged around a different theme. Week one (July 10-14) is “Stars & Stripes”, a patriotic theme followed by Week two (July 24-28) theme of “South Pacific & the High Seas”. Parents can register their children for one week or both weeks of camp.
July 22, 2017, 11:00 AM @ Linden Place Museum
Hear the stories of the women who lived and worked at Linden Place Mansion through the ages at Linden Place’s “Ladies of Linden Place” Guided Tour, a special docent-led tour offered on select Saturdays focusing on the lives of the women who made history at Linden Place Mansion.
As you tour the 200-year old mansion rooms, the women of Linden Place come alive through portraits, photographs, artifacts and more. Learn about generations of DeWolf & Colt women who lived at Linden Place and the daily lives and roles of ladies in the 19th and early 20th centuries. Hear the stories about the different women who lived and worked at Linden Place Mansion from 1810 through 1986: a slave trader’s wife (Charlotte DeWolf), a widow, who to make ends meet turned Linden Place into a boarding house (Sarah DeWolf), the social “grand dame” of Bristol, Theodora, who saved Linden Place from the auction block and an Oscar award winning actress (Ethel Barrymore), who spent summers at Linden Place.