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Everything for the Garden, by Judith B. Tankard, Richard C. Nylander, Alan Emmet, and Virginia Lopez Begg, is the newest book in the Historic New England book series. It celebrates the aesthetic and literary beauty of gardening, with colorful illustrations from our archival collection and descriptions of gardens past and present. The perfect gift for anyone with a green thumb, it’s Boston Globe “Ask the Gardener” columnist Carol Stocker’s pick “for the design buff” this holiday season. Buy a copy today
Need a meaningful gift for your favorite history buff? This holiday season, we’re offering memberships given as gifts at a $10 discount. A Historic New England gift membership includes free admission to dozens of New England’s most beautiful historic properties. Members also receive Historic New England magazine, free or discounted tickets to events, a museum shop discount, and more. Plus, a membership helps save and share New England’s past for future generations.
If you’ve ever wanted to experience living in a historic home for real, now you can. Nickels-Sortwell House, a Federal-style mansion stylistically influenced by shipbuilding and maritime trade from the early 1800s, is available for vacation rentals throughout the year. Treat your loved one to a night at the museum in this Wiscasset, Maine, property and get a private tour to boot.