1802 Blogs

  • AfricanVioletBouquet

    Mary’s Violets

    BY:Mary Beekman

    Mary Beekman is a four-year-old ghost who resides in The Beekman Mansion, and considers Brent and Josh her “imaginary friends.” Follow Mary Beekman’s Diary each week to learn what it’s like to be a young child in early 19th century America I could see them from my window this spring morning.  I have been searching […]

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    Mary’s Easter Eggs

    BY:Mary Beekman

    Mary Beekman is a four-year-old ghost who resides in The Beekman Mansion, and considers Brent and Josh her “imaginary friends.” Follow Mary Beekman’s Diary each week to learn what it’s like to be a young child in early 19th century America Before I opened my eyes this morning, I could tell it was going to […]

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    Mary’s Fool

    BY:Mary Beekman

    Mary Beekman is a four-year-old ghost who resides in The Beekman Mansion, and considers Brent and Josh her “imaginary friends.” Follow Mary Beekman’s Diary each week to learn what it’s like to be a young child in early 19th century America The early sky was gray this morning.  I did not jump from my bed […]

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    Mary Unfreezes

    BY:Mary Beekman

    Mary Beekman is a four-year-old ghost who resides in The Beekman Mansion, and considers Brent and Josh her “imaginary friends.” Follow Mary Beekman’s Diary each week to learn what it’s like to be a young child in early 19th century America I placed my dolly near the hearth last night and now, this morning, she […]

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    Winter Blues

    BY:Dr. Brent

    In the midst of a long winter it’s very tempting to casually abandon our Beekman 1802 Creed to live each season to its fullest.   But without the pale pallete of winter, we could not, would not, should not lust for the colors of Spring. I decided to look for a few lines of poetry to […]

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    Mary’s Cold Morning

    BY:Mary Beekman

    Mary Beekman is a four-year-old ghost who resides in The Beekman Mansion, and considers Brent and Josh her “imaginary friends.” Follow Mary Beekman’s Diary each week to learn what it’s like to be a young child in early 19th century America It was cold in my bedroom when I woke up.  And it was still […]

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    Evolution

    BY:Dr. Brent

    I can’t help it. As hard as I try to be a hopeless romantic, I just cannot divorce myself from the years of my life spent in the pursuit of scientific reasoning. I’m much more comfortable observing and thinking than (gasp!) feeling. This is part of the reason I like to watch ….the goats giving […]

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  • The Waiting Room

    Beekman Babies

    BY:Josh and Brent

    Beekman 1802 is a seasonal farm which means that during the winter months we breed the entire herd.  This gives the goats (and Farmer John) about a 5 month respite from the morning and afternoon milking ritual. Watching the birth of anything, be it human or any other animal, is one of the most beautiful […]

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    Mary’s Sleigh Ride

    BY:Mary Beekman

    Mary Beekman is a four-year-old ghost who resides in The Beekman Mansion, and considers Brent and Josh her “imaginary friends.” Follow Mary Beekman’s Diary each week to learn what it’s like to be a young child in early 19th century America Just as Father predicted yesterday, snow fell all night long and today is sunny.  […]

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    Mary Sees Clearly

    BY:Mary Beekman

    Mary Beekman is a four-year-old ghost who resides in The Beekman Mansion, and considers Brent and Josh her “imaginary friends.” Follow Mary Beekman’s Diary each week to learn what it’s like to be a young child in early 19th century America Mother and I went to visit Nell and her mother.  We desired  to go […]

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