Friday, December 11, 2009

Home for the Holidays at the Phillips House

Historic New England will be hosting an open house on Saturday, December 12 from 11 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. at the Phillips House on 34 Chestnut Street in Salem, Massachusetts.

Jim and Maggi Dalton of Singing String Music in Salem will perform “Harmonies for Home and Hearth,” which will include holiday music and parlor games for all ages. The cost for the performance is $5 for Historic New England members and $10 for nonmembers. Family pricing includes 2 adults and 2 children and is $15.00 Historic New England members and $20 nonmembers. Performances will take place at 12:00 and 1:00 p.m. Advance registration is suggested.

Free activities for the public include the “Christmas with the Phillips Family” house tour, light refreshments, and a stop on Salem Art Associations’ Open Studios tour in young Stevie Phillips’ playroom. A special holiday sale, benefitting Historic New England’s 36 historic homes, will be ongoing in the gift shop as well.

About Historic New England
Historic New England is the oldest, largest, and most comprehensive regional heritage organization in the nation. We bring history to life while preserving the past for everyone interested in exploring the authentic New England experience from the seventeenth century to today. Historic New England owns and operates thirty-six historic homes and landscapes spanning five states. The organization shares the region's history through vast collections, publications, public programs, museum properties, archives, and family stories that document more than 400 years of life in New England. For more information visit

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