Cape Ann Museum presents curator’s tour at White-Ellery House
Join Cape Ann Museum curator, Martha Oaks, for a tour of the White-Ellery House (c. 1709) at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, July 26. The house, built for the pastor of Gloucester’s First Parish Church, is one of the most important structures to survive from the First Period of American architecture, and is particularly notable for its interior decorative finishes. The house is located at 244 Washington Street, adjacent to Gloucester’s historic Town Green (now the Grant Circle rotary). This program is free with the price of admission to the Museum.
The Museum has also scheduled three open houses at the White-Ellery House on Saturdays, July 26, September 6, and October 4 from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
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 during the month of February, 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.