Macpheadris Gravestone Rubbing

Macpheadris Gravestone Rubbing Design by James Smith
Only one gravestone exists from the early families of the historic Warner House on Daniel Street: Sarah Macpheadris, infant daughter of Archibald and Sarah. On Sunday July 19, 2015, join Cassandra & Paulette from Gravestone Artwear of York, Maine, at Point of Graves at 2 p.m. to learn the history of tombstone art, the stone carvers & ways to preserve these valuable monuments of history. After the demonstration, participants can create their own work of art. Materials will be provided. Families and children are encouraged. The event is free and open to the public. Available for purchase will be the Warner House t-shirt designed by Gravestone Artwear and inspired by the Macpheadris gravestone. Additional merchandise will be available. All proceeds support the Warner House. Rain date for the Gravestone Rubbing Demonstration is July 26 at 2 p.m.

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  • Celebrating Portsmouth Families for 300 Years T-Shirt
    In 2016, the Warner House will celebrate the 300th anniversary of the house's construction, which began in 1716.  The T-shirt celebrates both the tricentennial, and the spirit of the Warner House families that called the house a home for six generations. The shirt design comes from the only known gravestone of the early house occupants, Sarah Wentworth, infant daughter of Archibald Macpheadris and Sarah Wentworth Macpheadris.  Young Sarah was buried in the Point of Graves in Portsmouth, the oldest cemetery in the state.  Gravestone Artwear of York, Maine, designed the shirt. Order the shirt online or during the season in the gift shop.  All proceeds support the Warner House!    
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