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Join us for a thematic tour of the Moses Myers House on the first Sunday of the month.
As students head back to school, there is no better time to break out the writing slates and learn about early 19th-century education. How were the Myers children educated? Did they go to school or have private tutors? What were the girls taught? Find out as we discuss the aspects of educating young America.
About the Myers House:
The Moses Myers House is significant as the most intact, best documented, and surviving, known Jewish residence in the United States of any period before 1800. An early American entrepreneur, Moses Myers built the house to accommodate his growing family. Initially situated in a very rural setting, the federal-style house set a new standard of sophistication for the rapidly expanding City of Norfolk. It was passed down through five generations of the Myers family, who lived in the house from 1795–1931.
Free for Museum members, $5 for non-members
Registration is required. Space is limited.
The Myers House is located at 323 E Freemason St, Norfolk. Free street parking is available. Paid parking is available in the MacArthur Center garage.Register