The Hancock Mansion Project: Preserving History & Heritage
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Free, public lecture will detail the Hancock Mansion’s unique place as a catalyst for America’s preservation movement, and how North Bennet Street School students recreated the massive 10x10x13′ entryway, which you can view this evening.
North Bennet Street School’s Preservation Carpentry class of 2019, in partnership with The Bostonian Society, have collaborated to recreate the formal front entryway (frontispiece) to the John Hancock Mansion, formerly on Beacon Hill. Originally built in 1737 by John Hancock’s wealthy uncle, this fine Georgian home came to be the lifetime residence of the first signer of the Declaration of Independence. In 1863 the land on which the home was sitting was sold to developers. The house wasView more
North Bennet Street School, 150 North Street, Boston, MA 02109