Osher Lifelong Learning Institute

The Museums of Old York

Event Date and Time: 
Friday, July 6, 2012, 9:00 AM to 5:30 PM
York, Maine
Contact Name: 
OLLI Office
Contact Phone: 
207 780-4406
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Happy 6TH of July!

While you are still in your Fourth of July history celebrating mode, you can experience an exciting trip to The Museums of Old York. Friday, July 6, is the day for the OLLI trip to this extraordinary Maine treasury of 18th century buildings and artifacts. You will be introduced to the individuals who shaped this town as you tour their homes and public buildings.  

On arrival at the Parsons Center in York, small groups, with their own docent in period costume, will tour the Emerson-Wilcox House (1740s), the Old Burying Ground (oldest headstone is dated 1706), and the Old Gaol (1719).

The Gallery houses exhibits of 17th and 18th century artifacts. Its collections include the Bulman crewel bed hangings and other priceless objects, many of which have been requested by other museum exhibitions.

In the afternoon we will participate in hearth cooking (cookies) and fabric-making demonstrations and have a math lesson in the schoolhouse (no test!) We will snack on those very cookies and sip cider before we leave. Check out www.oldyork.org for more details.

Lunch is on your own at Rick’s All Seasons Restaurant, just across the street from the museum’s campus. If you want to brown bag it, the large patio outside Jefferd’s Tavern is the perfect spot.

Departure is from the Wishcamper Center at 9 a.m.; return is at approximately 5:30 p.m. Cost is $50 per person including driver’s tip. Deadline for registration is June 22. Send your check to OLLI, PO Box 9300, Portland, ME 04104, reserve in person at the OLLI office, or call the office at 780-4406. There will be no refunds after June 29.

For questions or further information, call Liz Johnson (773-1904) or Lila Fried (767-2660).

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