Special Limited-Time Clayton Tour: Duty and Devotion (tour times vary)

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September 19, 2018
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Grable Visitor Center
Members: Free
General admission: $15
Seniors and students: $13
Active-duty military: $13
Children 16 and under: $8
Babies in arms: Free
Special Limited-Time Clayton Tour:<em> Duty and Devotion  (tour times vary) </em>

Clayton Tour: Duty and Devotion

Experience Clayton through the eyes of the women who lived and worked there during the turn of the 20th century. Social changes of the Gilded Age allowed for the rise of the "New Woman" as more women broke free from the "cult of domesticity" and a new working class emerged. The women of Clayton represent a range of social, economic, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds. Artifacts, personal accessories, photographs, and archival documents will illuminate the stories of Adelaide Frick and her daughter Helen as well as domestic staff including governess Marika Ogiz, lady's maid Pauline Turon, and maids Bridget Conroy and Mary Coyne. 

PLEASE NOTE: An important conservation project is currently underway at Clayton. The project addresses the Penn Avenue-facing façade and porch of the building, including the enclosed areas of the porch. For the duration of the project, the Penn Avenue entrance and the Enclosed Porch will be closed. Tours will enter Clayton through the kitchen entrance. We will continue to offer one-hour tours of Clayton, and we thank you for your patience and support as we complete the important work that is essential to maintaining the integrity of this historic home. To learn more about the current conservation project, click here.
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