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Beauport, The Sleeper-McCann House (9:45 A.M.-3 P.M.) -- Cancelled
Wednesday, June 6, 2018
75 Eastern Point Blvd
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A National Historic Landmark, Beauport was the summer home of one of America’s first professional interior designers, Henry Davis Sleeper. Perched on a rock ledge overlooking Gloucester Harbor, Beauport was Sleeper’s retreat, backdrop for entertaining and professional showcase. On our private tour of this 40-room mansion we’ll see Sleeper’s lifetime collection of curiosities, colored glass, folk art, china, and silhouettes. Lunch afterwards in Gloucester. Stairs only to the second floor. Van departs Café Tatte, 70 Charles Street, at 9:45 a.m., and Starbucks, 165 Newbury Street, at 9:55 a.m. BHV members: $70. Guests of BHV members and prospective members: $85. Price includes van transportation and private tour; lunch is pay individually.