Orchard House and Louisa May Alcott

Executive Director Jan Turnquist gave a tour of Orchard House, providing a glimpse into the Alcott family’s life in Concord, Massachusetts. Purchased by Amos… read more

Orchard House and Louisa May Alcott Executive Director Jan Turnquist gave a tour of Orchard House, providing a glimpse into the Alcott family’s life in Concord, Massachusetts. Purchased by Amos Bronson Alcott in 1857, Orchard House became the home of Mr. Alcott and his family after several years of constant moving. It was here that Bronson Alcott’s daughter, Louisa May Alcott, wrote her novel Little Women on a desk built for her by her father.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities Tour” in Concord, Massachusetts, from June 17-22 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on Book TV on C-SPAN2. close

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Program ID:
430723-1
Category:
Vignette
Format:
Tour
Location:
Concord, Massachusetts, United States
First Aired:
Jul 15, 2017 | 11:40am EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Aug 23, 2017 | 8:11am EDT | C-SPAN 2

Airing Details

  • Jul 15, 2017 | 11:40am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 15, 2017 | 12:36pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 16, 2017 | 11:05am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 16, 2017 | 3:16pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 17, 2017 | 5:16am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 19, 2017 | 7:02pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 20, 2017 | 11:45am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 22, 2017 | 11:47pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 23, 2017 | 3:57am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 23, 2017 | 8:11am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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