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Historic Houses: Weekend Talks and Tours

Historic Houses: Weekend Talks and Tours

A photo of the Moses Myers House from a 1901 publication.

May 20, 2017
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Every weekend we offer free guided talks and tours at our downtown Historic Houses. They are located on East Freemason Street near the MacArthur Center shopping mall.

Come enjoy a FREE talk and tour at the Moses Myers House at 1 p.m. and a special exhibition opening reception at 2 p.m. at the Willoughby-Baylor House.

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Moses Myers House, 323 E. Freemason St.
Guided House Talk | Weekends at 1 p.m.
Ongoing exhibitions at the ca. 1792 home include Adeline’s Portal, a conceptual art installation by Beth Lipman inspired by a 19th century resident of the home. Other exhibitions include Moses Myers: Maritime Merchant, and Barton Myers: Norfolk Visionary.

Willoughby-Baylor House, 601 E. Freemason St.
Guided House Talk | Weekends at 2 p.m.
This historic house, built in 1794, features two exhibitions:

A New Deal Near Here: Depression-Era Photography from the Chrysler Museum
A 46-picture look at life during hard times, as seen through images taken by Farm Security Administration photographers working in coastal Virginia.

The Norfolk Rooms
Celebrate our port city's rich history of creativity and cultural achievements through a selection of paintings, sculpture, furniture, silver, and more.

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