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BP (Before Palmer): The Lamson Farm 1680-Present

Sunday, September 25, 2022

BP (Before Palmer): The Lamson Farm 1680-Present

Date & Time

Sunday, September 25, 2022

Recurring Event

Time Slot(s):

10:30 am to 12:00 pm


Before Bradley Webster Palmer occupied the property that became Bradley Palmer State Park, it was a farm owned by the Lamson Family for nearly 230 years. Between 1891-1910 Mr. Palmer purchased parcels of land from the Lamsons for his Willow Dale Estate. The Park Interpreter takes you on a stroll to see features of the Lamson Farm that survive today.

Special Instructions

For ages 6 and up, but particularly for adults. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Please dress for the weather and wear appropriate footwear. Bring water. Sunscreen and insect repellent are recommended.

Weather Restrictions

Heavy rain or storms will cancel the program.


Bradley Palmer State Park



40 Asbury St, Topsfield, MA 01983

40 Asbury St, Topsfield, MA 01983


Meet at the Bulletin Board at the Main parking lot.


Parking Available

Restrooms Available

Event Category

  • Agriculture
  • History
  • Walking Tour

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