The history of one of New England’s most historic churches will be told in a new exhibition on view over Memorial Day weekend in Marblehead’s recently restored 1727 Old Town House. Among the topics discussed are the early history of Marblehead, the founding of the church in 1714, its struggles for survival in the 19th century, architectural changes and enhancements through the 20th century, and St. Michael’s role as a vital community partner serving generations of Marblehead residents for three centuries.
Exhibition hours: Saturday, May 24, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; Sunday, May 25 and Monday, May 26, 12 noon to 4:00 p.m.
The exhibition is fully accessible.
Sat 05/24/2014 -
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Old Town House
Included in the exhibition is a selection of manuscripts from St. Michael’s extensive archival collection as well as ecclesiastical and decorative art objects owned and used in the church from the 18th to the 21st centuries.