Walking Tour of Middle Street

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Start Date: May 31 2008
Location: Cape Ann Museum



Cape Ann Museum presents narrated walking tour of Middle Street

Join Cape Ann Museum curator, Martha Oaks, for a tour of the Historic District in Gloucester. This one-hour narrated walking tour will leave from the Museum at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 31. This program is free with the price of admission to the Museum.

Participants will take a leisurely stroll along Middle Street, passing among other places the birth site of artist Fitz Henry Lane, the corner on which Gloucester’s colonial whipping post stood, the home of renowned feminist writer Judith Sargent Murray, and the community’s first town hall built in the early 1840s.

Curator’s Choice Tours are scheduled for the last Saturday of each month at 11:00 a.m. No reservations are necessary.

The Cape Ann Museum is located at 27 Pleasant Street in Gloucester. Hours are Tuesday through Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and Sundays from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. The Museum is closed on Mondays, and on major holidays. Admission is $8.00 adults, $6.00 Cape Ann residents, students and seniors. Children under 12 and Museum members are free. The Museum is wheelchair accessible. For more information please call: (978) 283-0455. Additional information can be found online at www.capeannmuseum.org.