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High Tech Gears of Yesteryears at Maymont

Find out how Sallie Dooley summoned tea without texting, what it meant to network, and the meaning of dual power when electricity was brand new. This enlightening behind-the-scenes tour reveals the bells, whistles, hidden panels, knobs, tubes and other technological wonders that made the Dooleys’ home one of the most modern in Gilded Age Richmond. Be amazed by the cutting-edge comforts of the 1890s including central heat, indoor plumbing, telephone service, an elevator and more. $8 per person/$6 for members. Register online at maymont.org.

High Tech Gears of Yesteryears at Maymont