The Denison Homestead

300 Years of Mystic, CT History

Events Calendar


2014 EVENTS


2014 Speaker Series

at the Denison Homestead

September 16, 2014 - 6:30 pm

HANDS OFF!

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.

TEXTILE STORAGE

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.