Naomi Wade – An 18th Century Woman from London

Lafayette-Durfee House 94 Cherry St, Fall River, MA

Join us for a very special event at the Lafayette Durfee House! This First-Person presentation provides you with the experience of ‘meeting’ a person of the past. This unique style lends itself well to conveying the micro-stories of everyday people. Jennifer’s performance as cook and nurse Naomi Wade will provide insight from a woman’s perspective […]


18th Century Laundress Demonstration

Lafayette-Durfee House 94 Cherry St, Fall River, MA

Many women in the 18th Century really supported the army, and one way was to be a laundress. Come by the House and meet a historical interpreter as she talks and demonstrates how she kept the soldiers clean. You truly will not believe some of the things they did! Ask her to smell the brown […]


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