Rebecca Hulme Grundy was the mother of William Hulme Grundy and paternal grandmother of Joseph Ridgway Grundy and Margaret Ridgway Grundy. Her family, the Hulmes, links us to the nearby borough of Hulmeville which celebrated its 150th anniversary in 2022. Rebecca was born on May 16th 1804 in Middletown Township, Bucks County Pennsylvania. Her parents Read more
The dresser in Mary Grundy’s Bedroom Suite features collections owned by Mary and Margaret Grundy. One of our favorite pieces is the mother of pearl Tiffany opera glasses with the original velvet case. This luxury item would have given Mary or Margaret a close-up view of the performance on stage.
We welcomed our guests in 2022 with new displays, exhibits, collaborations with local museums and historic sites and in person programming. The fall completion of our South Lawn Garden and Coach House restrooms was another highlight in the fall of 2022. The year proved to be very busy, culminating with our Annual Victorian Holiday House. Read more