2014 Speaker Series
at the Denison Homestead
September 16, 2014 - 6:30 pm
Caring for Antique Clothes and the Importance of Replicas
Join Textile Conservator Penny Havard and Historian Jennifer Emerson as they present the importance of saving antique clothing for study and replication. Learn why and how this process affects museum studies, get a close-up of antique textiles and learn the key role reproduction garments play in not only entertainment, but education.
October 25 & 26, 2014 - 4:00- 6:30 pm
“DUSK WITH THE DEAD”
Explore Mystic’s very own City of the Dead with historian Jennifer Emerson. Learn about the most prominent citizens from the town’s past as you dig deeper into cemetery lore and mourning customs. Then come back to the Denison Homestead and meet Shamus Denniston, Director of the Thames Society of Paranormal Investigations. Learn how paranormal research is conducted, and view the evidence gathered in our 297 year-old farm house.
$15 non-members $10 members
Please call 860-536-9248 for reservations.