Creative Spaces

Get inspired by Historic New England houses

Program to Go at Your Site

What does your room say about you? Learn about special spaces at Historic New England houses, view a scrapbook house owned by a nineteenth-century girl, and design your own room using collage materials.


Program Details

Available weekdays, year-round, for ages 7 – 14.
Length: 60 minutes. Maximum 25 students per program.
• $100 for one program
• $50 for each additional program (same day)

Type of Program: Field Trips, Programs to Go, Summer Programs, After School, Scouts

Related Topics: Architecture, Family, Story and Crafts

Sample Primary Source

This image comes from a scrapbook house that Carrie Ayers received from her mother in 1879. It contained fourteen rooms, including the “George and Martha Room” pictured here. The scrapbook is preserved in Historic New England’s Library and Archives.

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