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* Hartshorne House Fundraising Committee had a presence at Wakefield's Holiday Stroll. The booth was set up and staffed by Lisa Tecce and Abby Russell. (Above) For sale were the Holiday Calendars and Hartshorne House notecards and greeting cards. Visiting the booth were directors Erin Fopiano and Kathy Decosta. (below)

 

* The Hartshorne House can now accept donations through PayPal. To make a donation, click the "donate" image below and you will be taken to a secure page where you can make a donation with PayPal or any credit card. Thank you for your support of Wakefield's beloved old house.

Decking the halls for the holiday season

The House received a new coat of paint last year, chosen from among the palette of historic colors offered by California Paints, and greeted the holiday season with festive decorations. At right, see a photograph of Rob Hagerty decking the door frame with holiday greens. The photo at right is shown with the compliments of wakefieldworld.com.

The Annual Christmas Tea

One of the loveliest traditions of the Wakefield holiday season is the annual Hartshorne House Christmas Tea. Below, we share some photographs of the house in its holiday finery. As the first snow of the season gracefully descended (just enough to set the scene for the event), hundreds of friends of the Hartshorne House came to share the hospitality and the spirit of the season.