Museum Events

A single photograph can unlock a family mystery. The details are in the photographic clues. Pictures document births, deaths, marriages, and more. Use an image as genealogical proof by understanding the language of family photographs.
Maureen Taylor is a frequent keynote speaker on photo identification, photograph preservation, and family history at historical and genealogical societies, museums, conferences, libraries, and other organizations across the U.S., London and Canada.  She’s the author of several books and hundreds of articles and her television appearances include The View andThe Today Show (where she researched and presented a complete family tree for host Meredith Vieira).  She’s been featured in The Wall Street Journal, Better Homes and Gardens, The Boston Globe, Martha Stewart Living, Germany’s top newspaper Der SpiegelAmerican Spirit, and The New York Times. Maureen was recently a spokesperson and photograph expert for, an internationally known family history website and also writes guidebooks, scholarly articles and online columns for such media as She is a contributing editor of Family Tree Magazine. 

Join local author, Phyllis A. Dupere, as she introduces her new book “Rehoboth Through Time”. Signed copies available for purchase.
Join the Carpenter Museum for our very first open hearth cooking demonstration and class! An interactive program where guests will get to try their hands at cooking 18th century recipes using a real open fire hearth and brick oven. The menu includes mince meat pies, fresh baked bread, stewed apples and more! After cooking your meal we will eat together as a group! Tickets to this event are extremely limited and will not last long. 
For member of the Rehoboth Antiquarian Society we are offering an inaugural program price of $25. Don’t wait! 

Mark your calendars for the Annual Crafter’s Marketplace! Saturday October 22nd, 9AM-5PM in the Rehoboth Village. 

Genealogy Group

Join this lively group to discuss DNA, wills and probate records, land records, technology tools and the brick walls we encounter while researching.  All invited, wifi available.

Meets the third Wednesday of the month at 7PM

The meeting take place in person at the Carpenter Museum with a hybrid option. 

Contact: Lende McMullen,