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Forbes House Museum will hold its annual Lincoln Day celebration on Sunday, 10 February 2013, from 1-4pm at 215 Adams Street, Milton. This family friendly event will include special Museum tours, Civil War reenactors, a re-dedication of Mary Bowditch Forbes' Lincoln Cabin replica, and hot chocolate!
Forbes House Museum is fortunate to have long-standing relationships with a number of talented re-enactor groups. Festivities for Lincoln Day will include drills and demonstrations by the 22nd Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, the 54th Regiment Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry Company A., the 7th Tennessee Company G., and the United States Sanitary Commission Boston Branch (the 22nd Massachusetts ladies civilian group). First Lady, Mary Todd Lincoln, will make a guest appearance, inspecting and addressing the troops.
The FHM Lincoln Cabin will be open to visitors. Hot chocolate will be served in the tradition begun by Mary Bowditch Forbes in 1924. Suggested donation for Lincoln Day is $5 per family.
More About Forbes House Museum
Built in 1833, the Forbes House Museum chronicles the history of an entrepreneurial American family. This Greek Revival mansion was constructed for Margaret Perkins Forbes by her sons Captain Robert Bennet Forbes (1804-1889) and John Murray Forbes (1813-1898). Today, the Museum holds the treasures of four generations of the Forbes family.
Other events here
- Paint Out and Wet Paint Sale Sat, Jun 15, 9:00 am–5:00 pm