Welcome To Mrs. Edwards' Armoire

Mrs. Edwards' Armoire is a gift shop at Edwards Place started in late 2018. We do not have an online shop set up for most merchandise, but you can contact the Curator of Collections and Interpretation, Sarah Adams, if you would like to order an item by mail or for pick up. Standard shipping prices will be added to the price of the item for all mailed pieces.

Mrs. Edwards' Armoire is open during all Edwards Place tours and events and upon request. Come visit us to take home one of our SAA produced items, books by local authors, or handmade craft made by local artists.

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* Autumn Cordial: Black tea, rose hips, hibiscus, apple pieces, raspberry leaves, natural apple flavor, natural cranberry flavor, cranberries
Pumpkin Roll: Black tea, cinnamon, ginger, cloves, natural pumpkin spice flavor, natural creme flavor, marigold flowers, cardamom

Fall Tea Box

$20/$27 with shipping (10% off for SAA members)

We hope you're ready for crisp autumn nights, cozied up with a cup of warm tea. This tea box has everything you need to get in that fall mood!

 

The date will say November 30, 2021 - ignore that date. Pick up is any time.
 

Includes:

- 2 teas from local Whimsy Tea Company - Autumn Cordial and Pumpkin Roll*

- Reusable Tea Bag

- Tea treats - Daelman's Dutch Stroopwafel, Sahale Snacks Maple Glazed Pecans, Tara's Caramel Apple Caramel Candies

- Candeo Autumn Leaves Scented Soy Tealight Candle

- Leaf-shaped Tea Infuser

- Make-your-own Victorian Autumn Painting

- Victorian Fall History Booklet

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* Demeter's Delight: White Tea, Rose Hips, Hibiscus, Apple Pieces, Rose Petals, Cranberries, Mango Pieces, Pineapple Pieces, Natural Pineapple Flavor, Natural Mango Flavor and Blueberries.Watermelon Refresher: Apple Pieces, Hibiscus, Rose Hips, Raspberry Leaves, Cranberries, Natural Watermelon Flavor, Rose Petals

Summer Tea Box

$20/$27 with shipping (10% off for SAA members)

The theme is summer fruits for our latest seasonal tea box. This box includes a wonderful array of history and tea related goodies for a unique gift! In addition, these summer teas taste delicious iced!

 

The date will say August 31, 2021 - ignore that date. Pick up is any time.
 

Includes:

- 2 teas from local Whimsy Tea Company - Demeter's Delight and Watermelon Refresher*

- Reusable Tea Bag

- Tea treats - Dolcetto Petites Lemon Wafer Bites, Sunrich Snacks Honey Roasted Sunflower Kernels, "Grandma's" Strawberry Hard Candies

- Myaro Peach Scented Sachet

- Reusable Fruit-Shaped Ice Cubes

- Make-your-own Victorian Paper Fan Kit

- Victorian Summer History Booklet

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Tom's Treasure Trunk

$25/$31 with shipping (10% off for SAA members)

Your child is going to LOVE opening Tom's Treasure Trunk! This trunk is filled with activities and crafts that were popular in the 19th century. Some of these games we still recognize today - Bean Bag Toss, Tic Tac Toe, and a Spinning Top to name a few. Your child will also learn how to make a clothespin doll and how to play Nine Man's Morris...and so much more! In all, this kit contains 10 different activities to keep your child busy on a long car ride or even a normal day at home.

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UNSolved: An Edwards Place Murder Mystery Game

2nd Edition Now On Sale!

$35/$30 SAA Members


 

Number of Players: 3-7
Time of Play: 1 hour
Ages: 8+
A game made by the Springfield Art Association


Premise: We enter the scene at Edwards Place mansion in the 19th century. A mystery host, A. P. “Red” DeClaws is holding a soiree for local movers and shakers. Before the party can begin, he is murdered in the Servant Hall! A Pinkerton Detective, Nancy Hawkshaw, unmasks herself and marks off the crime scene. She informs the guests that A. P. “Red” DeClaws had only used an alias – an anagram of Edwards Place – and had invited many of the guests because of a hidden history they have shared. Hawkshaw has named all of those guests as suspects in her investigation! 

Your Objective: You are one of six suspects trying to avoid being accused of murder, with one other player playing as the detective. One of the six suspects is the murderer, but the other players can be implicated in the crime, so don’t get caught with your clues! If the detective player catches you with all three of your clues, she accuses you of the crime even if you are innocent, and the true murderer may go free!

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