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Monthly Archives: October 2014

Activities for Kids Auction


Thank you to our Donors & our Bidders! Our special thanks go to everyone who bid throughout the auction, who generously donated these special activities and experiences, and who urged friends and family to participate. Because of you, our Auction

Posted in Children and Families, Events

Pumpkin Illumination 2014


Throngs of princesses, goblins, ghouls and fairies were in attendance at the 7th annual Pumpkin Illumination sponsored by the Marblehead Family Fund and the Marblehead Museum. It was a beautiful clear evening and the Whirlygig band provided entertainment. Here are

Posted in Children and Families, Community, Events, Lee Mansion

Exchange Students from Grasse, France

Exchange Students from Grasse

In mid October, approximately 20 exchange students from Grasse, France visited the Marblehead Museum. They were treated to a special tour of the collection and exhibits by town historian, Bette Hunt. Split into two groups, they spread their visit over

Posted in Children and Families, Community, Education, JOJ Frost, Lee Mansion

Director Peterson wins Storyteller Award


Photo courtesy of Salem Evening News – click here to see article Executive Director, Pam Peterson was recently awarded the “2014 Storyteller Award” by the North of Boston Convention and Visitor’s Bureau. The award is given out at the Bureau’s Annual Dinner

Posted in Community, Education, Marblehead 101

Featured in North Shore Magazine


There’s always something to learn about the Lee Mansion! The Marblehead Museum was recently featured in the October issue of North Shore Magazine. “Preserving the Past”, an article by Alexandra Pecci, takes a look at three North Shore house museums

Posted in Community, Lee Mansion