Free Audio Tour of Gore Place Available Using Cellphones

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The following information came from Gore Place:

GorePlace is offering a new audio tour of the 50-acre estatein Waltham and Watertown. The tour entitled,My Farm at Walthamwill be available, year-round, free of charge.Accessed by phone, the audio tour describes the information on interpretive panels which can be found on six key points of the property.

The panels tell the story of Christopher and RebeccaGore’s 250-acre farm, the people who worked the land, and the animals they raised.The audio tour and interpretive panels are available dawn to dusk, year-round, except during special events. Check the museum’s website for availability.

The audio tour was funded, in part, by a grant from the Watertown Cultural Council and Waltham Cultural Council, which receive support from the Mass Cultural Council, a state agency.

GorePlace is a 50-acre country estate in the city, a grand mansion steeped in history, a working farm, and an invaluable community resource. TheGorePlace’s mission is to preserve and promote the Christopher and RebeccaGore’s 1806 country estate as a community resource telling the story of early 19th century American life.

GorePlace is located at 52GoreStreet in Waltham, just off Main Street (Route 20) on the Waltham and Watertown line. For details, visit www.goreplace.org. GorePlace is accredited by the American Association of Museum and receives funding from the Massachusetts Cultural Council.

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