To Our Visitors on Tuesday, August 23rd
Despite tornado clean-up ...
WE ARE OPEN!
Last tour at 4:30 pm
Orchard House is only accessible via Lexington Road heading from Concord Center/Cambridge Turnpike (no access from Meriam's Corner or Hawthorne Lane)
Parking is limited in front of Orchard House!
Police advise that, if possible, all visitors and staff park in Concord Center and walk along the sidewalk on Lexington Road to Orchard House
Please also note that phone service may be intermittent as repair crews
attempt to restore lines to our neighbors
We are so grateful to be able to welcome you!
Walk/Run Bonus Event with Uta Pippig & Bryan Lyons / Team Hoyt
"Freedom Through Movement - Living Your Life with Passion"
Monday 12 September 2016 7:00 pm
The Thoreau Club Concord, MA
Details On-line Registration
Annotated Little Women
Edited by Pulitzer Prize Winner
Purchase an autographed copy
to support educational programs
and historic preservation at the home
where Little Women was written!
Jan Turnquist, Executive Director
Louisa May Alcott’s Orchard House (circa 1690) is most noted for being home to the talented Alcott family,
and is where Louisa May Alcott wrote and set her beloved classic novel, Little Women, in 1868.
Orchard House is one of the oldest, most authentically-preserved historic house museums in America, and brings the Alcott legacy in the fields of literature, art, education, philosophy, and social justice to life every day through highly acclaimed tours, unique living history events, curriculum-based educational programs, and irreplaceable original family furnishings and archives. Annually, more than 50,000 visitors from all walks of life and every corner of the globe experience Orchard House -- and discover what it means to be “home.”
Open to the public and overseen by the not-for-profit Louisa May Alcott Memorial Association since May 27, 1912,
this treasured historic site now welcomes visitors in its second century!
May Alcott’s Orchard House - Home of Little Women is an "Official Project" of Save
America's Treasures, a public-private partnership between The White
House Millennium Council and The National Trust for Historic Preservation
dedicated to the preservation of our nation's irreplaceable historic and
cultural treasures for future generations
Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House is distinguished
as a Catalogue for Philanthropy charity
Louisa May Alcott’s Orchard House is funded in part
by the Massachusetts
Cultural Council, a state agency
Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House is proud to be endorsed
as an outstanding attraction by TripAdvisor
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Alcott's Orchard House