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Gore Place shines with nighttime tour

Being responsible for drawing people into a historic home poses challenges. After all, if the whole point of the attraction is that it remains unchanged, what reason do people have to visit more than once?

It’s a question that Thom Roach has had plenty of time to consider during his 17 years as director of programs at Gore Place, at 52 Gore St. in Waltham. He’s come up with various ways to answer it, such as special events geared to a particular theme, such as Christmas decor, Halloween stories, or the Bronte era.

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