Welcome to Orchard House - Home of the Alcotts

Visit the historic home of the extraordinary
 Alcott family, where Louisa May Alcott
 wrote and set Little Women!

Orchard House Closed for Annual Maintenance:
January 1 - 15
Reopening Friday, January 16 at 11 a.m.

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2009 Summer Conversational Series
and Teacher Institute:

“Striking a Blow for Freedom: The Alcotts and Abolition”
Deadline for Proposals: January 31, 2009
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5K Walk/10K Run Honorary Chair
wants you to
save this date:
Sunday, 25 October 2009

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Thanks to our sponsors!

Donations still accepted!

Orchard House featured on NBC’s Today Show!
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John Matteson wins the 2008 Pulitzer prize for his biography, Eden's Outcasts: The Story of Louisa May Alcott and Her Father.

Buy the book from Orchard House.


Read more about John Matteson's award here.

We Won!!!
Thanks to all our wonderful supporters,
Orchard House has won the
2005 Sustainable Tourism Award!  

Louisa May Alcott’s Orchard House - Home of Little Women is a historic house museum owned and operated by the Louisa May Alcott Memorial Association. The Louisa May Alcott Memorial Association is a private, not-for-profit corporation, founded in 1911. The Association provides the financial and human resources required to conduct public tours, special programs, exhibits and the curatorial work which continue the tradition of the Alcotts, a unique Nineteenth Century family.

Louisa May Alcott’s Orchard House
399 Lexington Road
PO Box 343
Concord, MA 01742-0343
Information:   978-369-4118
FAX:             978-369-1367
E-mail: info@louisamayalcott.org
(please include your mailing address when requesting information about the house.)
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Louisa May Alcott’s Orchard House is an exclusive 2004 charity selected by the Catalogue for Philanthropy.

Click here for information on Save America's TreasuresLouisa May Alcott’s Orchard House - Home of Little Women is an Official Project of Save America's Treasures, a public-private partnership between the White House Millenium Council and the National Trust for Historic Preservation dedicated to the preservation of our nation's irreplaceable historic and cultural treasures for future generations.MCC Logosm.JPG (5141 bytes)

Louisa May Alcott’s Orchard House - Home of Little Women is funded in part by the Massachusetts Cultural Council,  a state agency.

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Family Photographs: Louisa May Alcott Memorial Association
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