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Northshore Home Summer 2018

Northshore Home magazine highlights the best in architectural design, new construction and renovations, interiors, and landscape design.

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108 SUMMER 2018 JUNE June 21 PRESERVE YOUR FAMILY HEIRLOOMS Every family's collection of important objects and papers is a treasure trove of memories and stories to tell. Bring one or two objects or archival materials for a 15-minute personal consultation with Historic New England staff. Learn how to best preserve your family's memories for future generations. 3 p.m. Cost: $50-$75. Haverhill Facility, 151 Essex St., Haverhill, June 27; July 14, 20; August 10, 18 NOOKS AND CRANNIES This in-depth behind-the-scenes tour of Henry Davis Sleeper's summer retreat allows plenty of time to explore each room, including passageways, closets, and other spaces not usually open to the public. Guides highlight their favorite objects and share stories about Sleeper, his friends, and staff. Light refreshments included. 1:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m. Cost: $20-$35. Beauport, the Sleeper- McCann House, 75 Eastern Point Blvd., Gloucester, June 27 THE FEDERAL-STYLE LANDSCAPE OF RUNDLET-MAY The gardens of Federal-style Rundlet-May House have been preserved with their original layout and architecture for over 200 years. Learn about the history of these gardens and how Historic New England's landscape staff maintains them to reflect their original purpose, style, and beauty. 10:30 a.m.-noon. Cost: $10-$20. Rundlet-May House, 364 Middle St., Portsmouth, New Hampshire, June 28 BEHIND THE SCENES IN COLLECTIONS STORAGE: TEXTILES Join Historic New England curator Laura Johnson for an exclusive look inside collections storage. View rarely seen items from the costume and textile collection, including dresses, quilts, needlework, hats, shoes, and more, with an expert in the field. 1 p.m.-3 p.m. Cost: $20-$30. Haverhill Facility, 151 Essex St., Haverhill, June 29-30 "ROCKPORT IN BLOOM" GARDEN TOUR 2018 This self-guided tour takes visitors through nine private gardens clustered in three Rockport neighborhoods. Each garden celebrates the diverse geography of Rockport, from sweeping ocean vistas to enchanting gardens with water features to unique granite sculptures, and arches evoking the legacy of the granite industry in Rockport. Lunch, including a vegetarian option, is also available for purchase and enjoyment in a seaside garden. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Cost: $25. The Rockport Garden Club, Rockport, JULY July 1 HIGHLIGHTS ON THE HILL: CASTLE HILL ESTATE TOUR Join The Trustees for a leisurely tour of the Castle Hill grounds in a comfy electric golf cart. You will hear the rich history of the estate while enjoying the breathtaking views of the gardens, marsh, ocean and creek. It will even go to one of the most beautiful spots on the property. Tours are offered on a first-come, first-served. Please arrive at least 30 minutes before your desired tour time. The tour is approximately 45 minutes in length. More dates are available throughout the summer; check the website for details. Noon, 1 p.m., and 2 p.m. Cost: $10-$20. Castle Hill on the Crane Estate, 290 Argilla Rd., Ipswich, July 7, August 4 DESIGNING BEAUPORT, ROOM BY ROOM Tour the rooms of Beauport in the order that Henry Davis Sleeper added them and follow his progression as an interior designer in the early 20th POOLS • HOT TUBS • SAUNAS 978 - 887 - 2424 Route One, Topsfield CALL NOW for FREE Site Evaluation! CALENDAR

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