Longyear Museum

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Would you like to work for Longyear? We are looking for a part-time Weekend Visitor Services Representative. The Visitor...
08/13/2021

Would you like to work for Longyear? We are looking for a part-time Weekend Visitor Services Representative. The Visitor Services team is the first point of contact for visitors to the museum and provides information about the museum, the exhibits, and the library, and offers assistance to guests throughout their stay. Visit our website to learn more about this position.

Longyear.org/careers

Would you like to work for Longyear? We are looking for a part-time Weekend Visitor Services Representative. The Visitor Services team is the first point of contact for visitors to the museum and provides information about the museum, the exhibits, and the library, and offers assistance to guests throughout their stay. Visit our website to learn more about this position.

Longyear.org/careers

When Mrs. Eddy (then Mrs. Glover) moved to Lynn, Massachusetts, in May 1870, the city was a bustling manufacturing cente...
08/12/2021

When Mrs. Eddy (then Mrs. Glover) moved to Lynn, Massachusetts, in May 1870, the city was a bustling manufacturing center, known worldwide for the shoes produced in its factories. Visit our website to read this article from our Research Archive, which looks at the pivotal years Mrs. Eddy spent in this vibrant city.

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When Mrs. Eddy (then Mrs. Glover) moved to Lynn, Massachusetts, in May 1870, the city was a bustling manufacturing center, known worldwide for the shoes produced in its factories. Visit our website to read this article from our Research Archive, which looks at the pivotal years Mrs. Eddy spent in this vibrant city.

http://ow.ly/FYgp50FHq0G

“The Workers in Mary Baker Eddy’s Household” video series continues with level-headed young Adelaide Still, who immigrat...
08/10/2021

“The Workers in Mary Baker Eddy’s Household” video series continues with level-headed young Adelaide Still, who immigrated from England and became Mrs. Eddy’s devoted personal maid. Click the link to watch now.

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“The Workers in Mary Baker Eddy’s Household” video series continues with level-headed young Adelaide Still, who immigrated from England and became Mrs. Eddy’s devoted personal maid. Click the link to watch now.

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Our latest “Longyear for Kids” article explores what Mary Baker Eddy meant when she called herself “a scribe under order...
08/05/2021

Our latest “Longyear for Kids” article explores what Mary Baker Eddy meant when she called herself “a scribe under orders.” You can also learn about the pens used in her day and find a picture of one she used to write “Science and Health” on a Longyear activity sheet. Visit our website to learn more.

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Our latest “Longyear for Kids” article explores what Mary Baker Eddy meant when she called herself “a scribe under orders.” You can also learn about the pens used in her day and find a picture of one she used to write “Science and Health” on a Longyear activity sheet. Visit our website to learn more.

http://ow.ly/a2EP50FHp8s

August 2021 is the 140th anniversary of the pivotal date in 1881 when the third edition of “Science and Health with Key ...
08/03/2021

August 2021 is the 140th anniversary of the pivotal date in 1881 when the third edition of “Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures” was published. The first two editions had been a mixture of triumph and trouble, but engaging University Press proved a historic turning point for Mary Baker Eddy and her published writings. Visit our website to watch a short video that tells this story.

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August 2021 is the 140th anniversary of the pivotal date in 1881 when the third edition of “Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures” was published. The first two editions had been a mixture of triumph and trouble, but engaging University Press proved a historic turning point for Mary Baker Eddy and her published writings. Visit our website to watch a short video that tells this story.

http://ow.ly/MBLy50FHoW4

Come visit the Mary Baker Eddy Historic House in Concord, New Hampshire, tomorrow at 1 P.M. EDT. You can chat with the s...
07/29/2021

Come visit the Mary Baker Eddy Historic House in Concord, New Hampshire, tomorrow at 1 P.M. EDT. You can chat with the site manager via Zoom, hear what took place in the house, and learn why it was important in Mrs. Eddy’s life. Visit our website to sign up.

longyear.org/parlor-chats

Come visit the Mary Baker Eddy Historic House in Concord, New Hampshire, tomorrow at 1 P.M. EDT. You can chat with the site manager via Zoom, hear what took place in the house, and learn why it was important in Mrs. Eddy’s life. Visit our website to sign up.

longyear.org/parlor-chats

“I invite you, one and all, to Pleasant View, Concord, N.H., on July 5, at 12:30 PM, if you would enjoy so long a trip f...
07/27/2021

“I invite you, one and all, to Pleasant View, Concord, N.H., on July 5, at 12:30 PM, if you would enjoy so long a trip for so small a purpose as simply seeing Mother.”

The invitation from Mary Baker Eddy was read aloud by the First Reader of The Mother Church on July 4, 1897, inviting those in attendance to travel north. The following day, 2,500 people heard Mrs. Eddy speak. Visit our website to learn more.

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“I invite you, one and all, to Pleasant View, Concord, N.H., on July 5, at 12:30 PM, if you would enjoy so long a trip for so small a purpose as simply seeing Mother.”

The invitation from Mary Baker Eddy was read aloud by the First Reader of The Mother Church on July 4, 1897, inviting those in attendance to travel north. The following day, 2,500 people heard Mrs. Eddy speak. Visit our website to learn more.

http://ow.ly/pwnj50Fo1wC

Tomorrow at 1 P.M. EDT, Longyear is offering a virtual Parlor Chat at the Mary Baker Eddy Historic House in Swampscott, ...
07/22/2021

Tomorrow at 1 P.M. EDT, Longyear is offering a virtual Parlor Chat at the Mary Baker Eddy Historic House in Swampscott, Massachusetts. The 45-minute visit with the site manager will offer the opportunity learn why this house is sometimes called “the birthplace of Christian Science.” You’ll also have a chance to ask questions. Visit our website to sign up.

longyear.org/parlor-chats

Tomorrow at 1 P.M. EDT, Longyear is offering a virtual Parlor Chat at the Mary Baker Eddy Historic House in Swampscott, Massachusetts. The 45-minute visit with the site manager will offer the opportunity learn why this house is sometimes called “the birthplace of Christian Science.” You’ll also have a chance to ask questions. Visit our website to sign up.

longyear.org/parlor-chats

Would you like to work for Longyear? We are looking for a part-time weekend Visitor Services representative. The Visitor...
07/20/2021

Would you like to work for Longyear? We are looking for a part-time weekend Visitor Services representative. The Visitor Services team is the first point of contact for visitors and provides information about the museum, the exhibits, and the library. This position is also responsible for weekend store and phone sales in the Longyear store. Visit our website to learn more about this position.

longyear.org/careers

Would you like to work for Longyear? We are looking for a part-time weekend Visitor Services representative. The Visitor Services team is the first point of contact for visitors and provides information about the museum, the exhibits, and the library. This position is also responsible for weekend store and phone sales in the Longyear store. Visit our website to learn more about this position.

longyear.org/careers

Interested in learning more about what occurred at some of the Mary Baker Eddy Historic Houses? This month, Longyear is ...
07/15/2021

Interested in learning more about what occurred at some of the Mary Baker Eddy Historic Houses? This month, Longyear is offering three informal chats with site managers via Zoom. The first is tomorrow at 1 P.M. EDT, at the Rumney, New Hampshire, house. Learn about Mrs. Eddy’s life in this home and ask questions. Visit out website to sign up.

https://www.longyear.org/parlor-chats/

Interested in learning more about what occurred at some of the Mary Baker Eddy Historic Houses? This month, Longyear is offering three informal chats with site managers via Zoom. The first is tomorrow at 1 P.M. EDT, at the Rumney, New Hampshire, house. Learn about Mrs. Eddy’s life in this home and ask questions. Visit out website to sign up.

https://www.longyear.org/parlor-chats/

Meet Dr. John Tutt, C.S.B., a former medical doctor who was healed while reading “Science and Health with Key to the Scr...
07/13/2021

Meet Dr. John Tutt, C.S.B., a former medical doctor who was healed while reading “Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures” and thereafter devoted his life to serving the Cause of Christian Science. A teacher for nearly 50 years, he was a member of the Christian Science Board of Lectureship and contributed widely to the Christian Science periodicals. Visit our website to learn more. #LongyearPioneers

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Meet Dr. John Tutt, C.S.B., a former medical doctor who was healed while reading “Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures” and thereafter devoted his life to serving the Cause of Christian Science. A teacher for nearly 50 years, he was a member of the Christian Science Board of Lectureship and contributed widely to the Christian Science periodicals. Visit our website to learn more. #LongyearPioneers

http://ow.ly/iFqf50Fo1d7

You can find the perfect summer tote at the Longyear Museum store! To order one—or browse the cards, gifts, and books—vi...
07/08/2021

You can find the perfect summer tote at the Longyear Museum store! To order one—or browse the cards, gifts, and books—visit our website at longyear.org/store.

You can find the perfect summer tote at the Longyear Museum store! To order one—or browse the cards, gifts, and books—visit our website at longyear.org/store.

Rumney at sunset: The Mary Baker Eddy Historic House, where Mrs. Eddy lived from 1860 to 1862, is nestled in the New Ham...
07/07/2021

Rumney at sunset: The Mary Baker Eddy Historic House, where Mrs. Eddy lived from 1860 to 1862, is nestled in the New Hampshire hills.

Rumney at sunset: The Mary Baker Eddy Historic House, where Mrs. Eddy lived from 1860 to 1862, is nestled in the New Hampshire hills.

“The Workers in Mary Baker Eddy’s Household” video series continues with John Salchow, a native of Junction City, Kansas...
07/06/2021
Workers in Mary Baker Eddy's household: John Salchow

“The Workers in Mary Baker Eddy’s Household” video series continues with John Salchow, a native of Junction City, Kansas, who was asked by Mary Baker Eddy to come to Pleasant View in 1901. He served Mrs. Eddy in many capacities, including gardener and maintenance man for the house and grounds.

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Mary Baker Eddy had a keen appreciation for those who fought for her country’s independence and ideals, and she enthusia...
07/01/2021

Mary Baker Eddy had a keen appreciation for those who fought for her country’s independence and ideals, and she enthusiastically accepted an invitation to join the Daughters of the American Revolution. Visit our website to read our new research article which delves into Mrs. Eddy’s patriotic ties.

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Mary Baker Eddy had a keen appreciation for those who fought for her country’s independence and ideals, and she enthusiastically accepted an invitation to join the Daughters of the American Revolution. Visit our website to read our new research article which delves into Mrs. Eddy’s patriotic ties.

http://ow.ly/eayD50FmodC

If you’ve been thinking of purchasing an engraved brick on Longyear’s Pleasant View walkway to honor a special friend or...
06/29/2021
Living Stones

If you’ve been thinking of purchasing an engraved brick on Longyear’s Pleasant View walkway to honor a special friend or loved one, we encourage you to order now as installation of this season’s Living Stones will begin soon. The deadline to order is June 30.

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The Pleasant View Walk is the focal point of Longyear’s outdoor exhibit. Currently, there are more than 4,000 engraved bricks or “Living Stones” installed in the walk. The bricks represent lives of those who have been touched by Christian Science. There is still room to add an engraved brick w...

Meet Martha Harris Bogue who attended Mrs. Eddy’s Primary class in 1888, her Normal class in 1889, and began teaching cl...
06/24/2021

Meet Martha Harris Bogue who attended Mrs. Eddy’s Primary class in 1888, her Normal class in 1889, and began teaching classes herself in 1891. She was a dedicated practitioner and a charter member of First Church of Christ, Scientist, Chicago, where she served in many capacities, including as reader. Visit our webiste to learn more about Mrs. Bogue and her contributions to the Christian Science movement. #LongyearPioneers

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Meet Martha Harris Bogue who attended Mrs. Eddy’s Primary class in 1888, her Normal class in 1889, and began teaching classes herself in 1891. She was a dedicated practitioner and a charter member of First Church of Christ, Scientist, Chicago, where she served in many capacities, including as reader. Visit our webiste to learn more about Mrs. Bogue and her contributions to the Christian Science movement. #LongyearPioneers

http://ow.ly/ukjB50FcUi6

Longyear Museum is now accepting applications for the part-time position of Weekend Visitor Services Representative. The...
06/22/2021

Longyear Museum is now accepting applications for the part-time position of Weekend Visitor Services Representative. The Visitor Services team is the first point of contact for visitors to the museum and provides information about the museum, the exhibits, and the library, and offers assistance to guests throughout their stay. Visit our website to learn more about this position.

longyear.org/careers

Longyear Museum is now accepting applications for the part-time position of Weekend Visitor Services Representative. The Visitor Services team is the first point of contact for visitors to the museum and provides information about the museum, the exhibits, and the library, and offers assistance to guests throughout their stay. Visit our website to learn more about this position.

longyear.org/careers

The “Workers in Mary Baker Eddy’s Household” video series continues with earnest young John Lathrop, who was called to P...
06/17/2021

The “Workers in Mary Baker Eddy’s Household” video series continues with earnest young John Lathrop, who was called to Pleasant View to be a secretary and metaphysical worker. He recalls lessons learned and describes how, after the Annual Meeting in 1903, some 10,000 gathered beneath Mrs. Eddy’s veranda at Pleasant View. Click the link to watch now.

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The “Workers in Mary Baker Eddy’s Household” video series continues with earnest young John Lathrop, who was called to Pleasant View to be a secretary and metaphysical worker. He recalls lessons learned and describes how, after the Annual Meeting in 1903, some 10,000 gathered beneath Mrs. Eddy’s veranda at Pleasant View. Click the link to watch now.

http://ow.ly/Wo3g50FcTWr

We were glad to see so many friends at our virtual event celebrating the National Historic Landmark designation of Mary ...
06/15/2021

We were glad to see so many friends at our virtual event celebrating the National Historic Landmark designation of Mary Baker Eddy’s 8 Broad Street home over the weekend. If you’d like to learn more about Lynn, we have a special display in the Museum store where you can purchase “Homeward, Part I: Lynn” by former Director•Curator Stephen Howard; Longyear’s feature-length video, “The House on Broad Street;” as well as cards and magnets. Visit our website to view our online store.

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We were glad to see so many friends at our virtual event celebrating the National Historic Landmark designation of Mary Baker Eddy’s 8 Broad Street home over the weekend. If you’d like to learn more about Lynn, we have a special display in the Museum store where you can purchase “Homeward, Part I: Lynn” by former Director•Curator Stephen Howard; Longyear’s feature-length video, “The House on Broad Street;” as well as cards and magnets. Visit our website to view our online store.

https://store.longyear.org

We hope to see you tomorrow or Saturday at 8 Broad Street! Visit our website to register for the virtual event, "Mrs. Ed...
06/10/2021

We hope to see you tomorrow or Saturday at 8 Broad Street! Visit our website to register for the virtual event, "Mrs. Eddy's Home in Lynn: Celebrating a New National Historic Landmark!"

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We hope to see you tomorrow or Saturday at 8 Broad Street! Visit our website to register for the virtual event, "Mrs. Eddy's Home in Lynn: Celebrating a New National Historic Landmark!"

http://ow.ly/pH5G50F7zA8

Don’t miss "Mrs. Eddy’s Home in Lynn: Celebrating a New National Historic Landmark, happening this Friday and Saturday! ...
06/08/2021

Don’t miss "Mrs. Eddy’s Home in Lynn: Celebrating a New National Historic Landmark, happening this Friday and Saturday! The virtual event will include a tour, a program for children and families in the skylight room, and an up-close look at artifacts associated with Mrs. Eddy’s time at 8 Broad Street. Visit our website to learn more.

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Don’t miss "Mrs. Eddy’s Home in Lynn: Celebrating a New National Historic Landmark, happening this Friday and Saturday! The virtual event will include a tour, a program for children and families in the skylight room, and an up-close look at artifacts associated with Mrs. Eddy’s time at 8 Broad Street. Visit our website to learn more.

http://ow.ly/tjPF50F5S0g

Benjamin Pierce related the events of April 19, 1775—the start of the Revolutionary War—more than 50 years later to Albe...
06/03/2021

Benjamin Pierce related the events of April 19, 1775—the start of the Revolutionary War—more than 50 years later to Albert Baker, Mary Baker Eddy’s older brother. Visit our website to read our latest Research Article, which traces General Pierce’s connection with the Baker family.

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Benjamin Pierce related the events of April 19, 1775—the start of the Revolutionary War—more than 50 years later to Albert Baker, Mary Baker Eddy’s older brother. Visit our website to read our latest Research Article, which traces General Pierce’s connection with the Baker family.

http://ow.ly/WeqR30rJLwE

Longyear Museum and the Mary Baker Eddy Historic Houses are now open! We look forward to welcoming you. Visit our websit...
06/02/2021

Longyear Museum and the Mary Baker Eddy Historic Houses are now open! We look forward to welcoming you. Visit our website for more information about new guidelines in place.

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Longyear Museum and the Mary Baker Eddy Historic Houses are now open! We look forward to welcoming you. Visit our website for more information about new guidelines in place.

http://ow.ly/S1Op50F1vPF

Longyear Museum is now accepting applications for the part-time position of Weekend Visitor Services Representative. The...
05/27/2021

Longyear Museum is now accepting applications for the part-time position of Weekend Visitor Services Representative. The Visitor Services team is the first point of contact for visitors to the museum and provides information about the museum, the exhibits, and the library, and offers assistance to guests throughout their stay. Visit our website to learn more about this position.

http://ow.ly/ZMFJ50EX82v

Longyear Museum is now accepting applications for the part-time position of Weekend Visitor Services Representative. The Visitor Services team is the first point of contact for visitors to the museum and provides information about the museum, the exhibits, and the library, and offers assistance to guests throughout their stay. Visit our website to learn more about this position.

http://ow.ly/ZMFJ50EX82v

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1125 Boylston St
Chestnut Hill, MA
02467

Opening Hours

Monday 10am - 4pm
Thursday 10am - 4pm
Friday 10am - 4pm
Saturday 10am - 4pm
Sunday 1pm - 4pm

Telephone

+16172789000

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