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

Saturday, September 23, 2023

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

Date & Time

Saturday, September 23, 2023

Recurring Event

Time Slot(s):

10:30 am to 12:00 pm

Description

Before Bradley Palmer occupied the property that became Bradley Palmer State Park, it was the Lamson family farm for nearly 230 years. Between 1891-1910 Mr. Palmer purchased parcels of land from the Lamsons for his Willow Dale Estate. The Park Interpreter will take you on a stroll to see surviving features of the Lamson Farm, including the old farmhouse.

Special Instructions

Meet at the Main Parking Lot Bulletin Board. There is a parking fee. For ages 6 and up, but particularly adults. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Please dress for the weather and wear appropriate closed toe footwear. Bring water. Sunscreen and insect repellent are recommended.

Weather Restrictions

Weather forecasts will be watched closely. Sustained high winds, rain and/or thunder and lightning will cancel the program. The cancellation will be posted on the Main Parking Lot Bulletin Board.

Host

Bradley Palmer State Park, Department of Conservation and Recreation

https://www.mass.gov/locations/bradley-palmer-state-park

Neal.Trubowitz@mass.gov

978-887-5931

Address

40 Asbury Street, Topsfield, MA 01983

40 Asbury Street, Topsfield, MA 01983

Directions

Accessibility

Dog Friendly

Parking Available

Restrooms Available

Event Category

  • Agriculture
  • Historic House
  • History
  • Walking Tour

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