ORCHARD HOUSE: HOME OF LITTLE WOMEN explores the history and the private home where the Alcotts lived in Concord, Massachusetts, and where the iconic book, Little Women,was both written and set. The Alcotts were an important family amongst many reformers in an era of newfound utopias a family whose daughter, Louisa May, served as a Union Army nurse. Surrounded by good friends and neighbors like Ralph Waldo Emerson, Henry David Thoreau, and Nathaniel Hawthorne, the Alcott family was active in... [see more] the Underground Railroad, foundational in Transcendentalism, and stalwart in the burgeoning fight for human rights for all. The family believed in educational reform and "reformers of all kinds" as Louisa would say. Visitors to Orchard House experience an ineffable energy which is captured on film for the first time. This is a place of living history, a place where scholars and fans alike come to experience life as the Alcotts lived it. it is filled with original Alcott belongings from the 1860's and is populated today by an extraordinary staff. Through nearly four centuries of American crisis and exceptionalism, the house, which was built in 1650, has preserved. Today an incredible, robust, and beautiful Orchard House speaks dynamically to the power of place, to individual agency, and to the deep virtue of social justice. Few American homes have ever done this. Yet Orchard House's full story remains untold, and its future is yet to be fully secured. There is so much to explore in the epic story of Orchard House.