Director’s Message – February 10, 2021

Dr. Anna Swinbourne, Hill-Stead’s Executive Director, celebrates the long tradition of sending Valentine’s Day cards with the below love letter to our beloved cultural hub.

February marks several Hill-Stead miracles, including the recently discovered birthdate of our founder, Theodate Pope Riddle, on 02.02.1867 and the naming of our treasured institution itself.

Please visit Hill-Stead’s Haystacks latest blog post to learn more about the mystery behind Theodate’s birthdate and hear about the Pope family tradition of sending Valentines.

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