Forbes House

3rd Annual Egg Hunt @ Forbes House Museum | March 23

The third annual Victorian Egg Hunt will take place at the Forbes House Museum on March 23 at 1pm. Children ages 3-8 are welcome and hundreds of eggs will be hidden on the east and west lawns. Each child will receive a basket to gather eggs. Snacks and refreshments will be served. Admission is $6 per child or two children for $10. Rain date is March 24. For more information, visit www.forbeshousemuseum.org, call 617-696-1815, or email info@forbeshousemuseum.org

Annual Lincoln Day | March 3

The Forbes House Museum (215 Adams Street in Milton) will hold its Annual Lincoln Day on March 3 from 1pm to 4pm. During this event, a rededication ceremony will take place for the newly restored Lincoln Cabin lead by First Lady Mary Todd Lincoln. FHM's Museum Educator, Paolo DiGregorio, will give a talk on the Emancipation Proclamation, delving into its meaning and effect on the Civil War. For more info, call 617-696-1815 or visit http://www.forbeshousemuseum.org/

Lincoln Day | Feb. 10

Join the festivities for Lincoln Day 2013! There will be drills and demonstrations by the B Company 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry Regiment, the 22nd Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry and the United States Sanitary Commission Boston Branch (the 22nd Massachusetts ladies civilian group).

 

 

A rededication ceremony will take place for the newly restored Lincoln Cabin lead by First Lady Mary Todd Lincoln. A commemorative, limited edition postcard, featuring historic photos of the cabin, will be distributed to visitors. First Lady Lincoln will also mingle with guests and inspect and address the troops.

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2nd Annual Victorian Egg Hunt | April 21

The Boston Public Library Lower Mills Branch is partnering with Forbes History Museum for the 2nd Annual Victorian Egg Hunt on April 21, 2012 at 1pm. Children ages 3- 8 are welcome. Hundreds of eggs (each containing a toy surprise) will be hidden on the east and west lawns of the Museum. Each child will receive a handle basket to gather eggs which will contain gifts before the hunt begins.

The Hunt will start promptly at 1pm. Prizes will be given to the best egg hunters. Snacks and refreshments will be served.

At 2pm, the BPL Lower Mills Branch will sponsor a story hour on the Forbes House porch. Angela Bonds, Children's Librarian, will read a selection of children’s favorite spring time stories. Admission is $8 per child. Rain date is Sunday, 22 April 2012 from 1-3pm. >> Read More

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