2013 Daffodil Days at Blithewold

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2013 This Old House Comes to Blithewold with Kevin O'Connor

2012 Garden Design Luncheon with Tovah Martin

 Stephan Orr

 

 

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The Blithewold 2012 Gala

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The Yachtsmen’s Ball…
Celebrating Summers by the Bay

Gala Co-Chairs Mary Catharine Miller, of Bristol, Joseph Brito, Jr., of Bristol and Noreen Ackerman, of Warren

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Summertime by the Bay

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Photo from the Archives

Augustine Van Wicke and Friends Onboard the Chanticleer

 

 

 

 

 

Exhibit Photos

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The Main Exhibit Space in the Mansion (outside Marjorie's bedroom 2nd floor)

Blithewold Summertime by the Bay Main Exhibit Space

Blithewold Summertime by the Bay Main Exhibit Space 2nd Floor

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


The Sleeping Porch Exhibit Space (off the Master bedroom 2nd Floor)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Summerhouse Exhibit (on the grounds in the Enclosed Garden)

    From Our Blog

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