Tuesday, December 25, 2012

Casa Grande Museum and Freyre preserved décor and collections of sociologist It is in front of a square surrounded by trees and old houses in the quiet neighborhood Apipucos, in Recife, which begins the journey into the universe of the sociologist and writer Gilberto Freyre (1900-1987). In this bucolic setting, the Foundation is located Gilberto Freyre - Magdalena House Museum and Freyre, former residence of the famous author, among others, the book Casa-Grande & Senzala. The house that sheltered the couple and their two children stands almost alone among tracks pitangueiras, mango and other fruit trees planted by the owner of the place..