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  • Dana Richie, Intern

House at Work Tour: Working Spaces, Working Stories

Two windows on the exterior of a brick building
Detail of second floor window in Lippitt House ell, or service wing. The left window opens to the service stairs.

A house as beautiful and grand as Lippitt House did not maintain itself. It required a significant amount of upkeep and work. Though the servants’ contributions are usually unseen, through the approach and new perspective offered in the November 2022 “House at Work Tour,” I saw evidence of and began to understand their experiences of life and labor at Lippitt House.

The Lippitts, a