Herbs for Hearth and Health at Alden House

Alden House Historic Site
105 Alden Street
Duxbury, MA 02332
Phone: 781-934-9092

Saturday, August 12, 2017 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm

Explore the historic importance of herbs in cooking and medicine and how they can be used today.

Historian Leslie Evans, director of the Avery-Copp House Museum in Groton Connecticut, will present an on-going demonstration about the uses for both common and lesser-known herbs.  Visitor will create their own herbal vinegar and fragrant sachet and enjoy herbal infused snack and beverages. 

Alden House will also be open for tours.  The program is supported by a grant from the Duxbury Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency.  Admission for museum tours is $8 for adults; $5 for kids and students and free for members. 

Designated a National Historic Landmark, Alden House Historic Site chronicles the story of Mayflower Pilgrims John and Priscilla Mullins Alden and their descendants.