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2017 Jun 01

Beverly Historical Society: Emerging from Salem's Shadow

Thu - Fri, Jun 1 to Aug 25, 9:30am - 4:00pm

Location: 

John Cabot House and Visitor Center 117 Cabot St. Beverly, MA 01915

Beverly painting

After the tumultuous years of the second half of the 17th century, filled as they were with political upheaval, Indian wars, and culminating in the witchcraft crises of 1692, the new century must have seemed to local residents like entering a calm port. Although religion remained an important aspect of Read more about Beverly Historical Society: Emerging from Salem's Shadow

2017 Jun 05

Tales of Cape Cod: Mercy Otis Warren Woman of the Year Award

7:00pm

Location: 

Olde Colonial Courthouse, Route 6A & Rendezvous Lane, Barnstable Village

7:00 PM  Olde Colonial Courthouse  Route 6A & Rendezvous Lane, Barnstable Village

              Linda Myers will open the evening portraying Abigail Adams. She will present a dramatization of the letters of Abigail Adams and her historical connection to Mercy Otis Warren.  The 2017 Mercy Otis Warren Woman of the Year Award will then be presented to this year's winner.  Refreshments and desserts will be served at the conclusion of the presentation.  Tales of Cape Cod Members $5  Non Members $10  Doors will open at 6:30PM

2017 Jul 05

MHS Lecture: Rivermoor: A Summer Colony in Scituate, Lyle Nyberg, Scituate Historical Society

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

1154 Boylston Street, Boston, MA

Free Event, No Registration Required. Brown Bag Event.

Lyle Nyberg, Scituate Historical Society

One hundred years ago, upper class Boston-area residents spent summers in Rivermoor on Third Cliff in Scituate. They included dentists, lawyers, executives, suffragists, and the first American to provide prefabricated houses. They and their families came for the area’s ocean views, beaches, and cooling breezes on the wraparound porches of Colonial Revival houses built by George Welch. Welch turned what had been farmland since Native American times into a Read more about MHS Lecture: Rivermoor: A Summer Colony in Scituate, Lyle Nyberg, Scituate Historical Society

2017 Jun 26

MHS Book Talk: The Price for their Pound of Flesh: The Value of the Enslaved, from Womb to Grave, in the Building of a Nation

6:00pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

1154 Boylston Street, Boston, MA

Price for their Pound of FleshRegistration Required: https://www.masshist.org/calendar

There will be a pre-talk reception at 5:30pm
Daina Ramey Berry, University of Texas at Austin

In life and in death, slaves were Read more about MHS Book Talk: The Price for their Pound of Flesh: The Value of the Enslaved, from Womb to Grave, in the Building of a Nation

2017 Jun 01

MHS: The Irish Atlantic: A Story of Famine, Migration, & Opportunity Open at the Massachusetts Historical Society

Thu - Thu, Jun 1 to Aug 24, 10:00am - 4:00pm

Massachusetts Historical Society Founded 1791

Explore the impact of generations of Irish in Boston from famine relief efforts to a mass migration movement, community and institutional building, and a rise in political power.

The Irish have long been an important presence in Boston. The Irish Read more about MHS: The Irish Atlantic: A Story of Famine, Migration, & Opportunity Open at the Massachusetts Historical Society

2017 Jun 24

The Bostonian Society: Film Screening: "Blood on the Snow"

Repeats every day until Sun Aug 20 2017 except Mon Jun 05 2017, Tue Jun 06 2017, Mon Jun 12 2017, Tue Jun 13 2017, Mon Jun 19 2017, Tue Jun 20 2017, Mon Jun 26 2017, Tue Jun 27 2017, Mon Jul 03 2017, Tue Jul 04 2017, Mon Jul 10 2017, Tue Jul 11 2017, Mon Jul 17 2017, Tue Jul 18 2017, Mon Jul 24 2017, Tue Jul 25 2017, Mon Jul 31 2017, Tue Aug 01 2017, Mon Aug 07 2017, Tue Aug 08 2017, Mon Aug 14 2017, Tue Aug 15 2017.
7:30pm

Location: 

Old State House, 206 Washington Street, Boston, MA

For more info: http://www.bostonhistory.org/about-the-show/

$35, tickets required: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/BHORG1/2872231

Experience a dramatic face-to-face encounter with one of the formative events of the American Revolution in the very room where it happened. In the aftermath of the Boston Massacre, the town’s leaders desperately struggle to prevent more bloodshed. Their Read more about The Bostonian Society: Film Screening: "Blood on the Snow"

2017 May 20

Mass Historical Society: My Fellow Soldiers: General John Pershing and the Americans Who Helped Win the Great War

2:00pm to 3:00pm

Location: 

1154 Boylston Street, Boston, MA

Book JacketAndrew Carroll, the Center for American War Letters at Chapman University

Please register through the MHS website.

General Pershing, who led all of the American troops in Europe during World War I Read more about Mass Historical Society: My Fellow Soldiers: General John Pershing and the Americans Who Helped Win the Great War

2017 May 20

Mass Historical Society: The History and Collections of the MHS

10:00am to 11:30am

Location: 

1154 Boylston Street, Boston, MA

 

The History and Collections of the Massachusetts Historical Society Tour is a 90-minute docent-led walk through our public rooms. The tour is free, open to the public, with no need for reservations. If you would like to bring a larger party (8 or more), please contact Curator of Art Anne Bentley at 617-646-0508 or abentley@masshist.org.

While you're here you will also have the opportunity to view our current exhibition: The Irish Atlantic: A Story of Famine Read more about Mass Historical Society: The History and Collections of the MHS

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