God’s Acre, Deed Rock, and the Hermitage
What do a pious Millerit, a hermit, and the owner of Denholms Department Store have in common? Come learn about the Deed Rock, the Worcester hilltop that was deeded to God, and the hermit who called this hilltop home. Hear about the sumptuous summer home built by the owner of Denholms, which was later the home of the president of Worcester’s Crompton & Knowles loomworks. Trace the history of this summer home to motor club to hotel, ending in a fiery demise.