The mission shall be carried out by the following:
Preserving and maintaining the 1716-18 brick house, a National Historic Landmark, with its original architecture, paneling, murals and collections according to guidelines established by the Secretary of the Interior.
Interpreting accurately a continuum of more than 200 years of family occupancy based on documentary and archaeological evidence, using original and period furnishings to tell the story.
Presenting to a diverse audience guided tours, programs, exhibitions and publications based on our growing archives of scholarly research on the house and its inhabitants.
Statement last modified: Nov. 2008