Elsewhere at Harvard

2015 Sep 19

Craft: Artisan Beers and Trades

9:30am to 5:00pm

Location: 

Old Sturbridge Village 1 Old Sturbridge Road Sturbridge , MA 01566

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Craft brewers from throughout New England will serve mouth-watering beers in a spectacular beer garden, while exquisite glass artisans, woodcrafters and other tradespeople will demonstrate their work and sell their wares. See 19th century distilling practices along with hard cider sampling, and feast on delicious...

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2015 Aug 15

Textile Weekend: Everyday Elegance: Early 19th Century Clothing for Ladies and Gentlemen

9:30am to 5:00pm

Location: 

Old Sturbridge Village 1 Old Sturbridge Road Sturbridge , MA 01566

For more information, see "The History List"

Each year, Old Sturbridge Village explores a different aspect of 19th-century textiles. This year will focus on everyday elegance of ladies and gentlemen. If you are interested in 1830s fashion and period dress this...

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2015 Aug 10

Mass Historical Society: Maritime Massachusetts: Falmouth Stories and Sources

Mon - Wed, Aug 10 to Aug 12, 8:30am - 3:30pm

Location: 

Massachusetts Historical Society 1154 Boylston Street Boston, MA 02215

For up-to-date information see "The History List"

Join us for this three-day workshop as we explore the maritime history of Falmouth and Cape Cod. In the nineteenth century, Falmouth was home to thriving maritime industries such as whaling and salt making. Between 1820 and 1864, thirteen whale ships sailed from Falmouth, making more than 50...

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2015 Aug 01

Old Sturbridge Village Presents: Redcoats and Rebels

9:30am to 5:00pm

Location: 

Old Sturbridge Village 1 Old Sturbridge Road Sturbridge , MA 01566

For full details including directions and ticketing, see "The History List"

See the largest military re-enactment in New England with nearly 1,000 soldiers portraying British, Irish, Spanish, Scottish, French and Colonial troops. The Village is transformed into a military camp from the time of the War for Independence, as it was known in early New England. Come see what it was...

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2015 Jul 26

Boston and the Law: Walking Tour

2:00pm

Location: 

Meet your guide at the end of Long Wharf Long Wharf Boston, MA 02109

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Decisions made in Boston's courtrooms have had far-reaching and long-lasting effects. Join us on this tour of Boston's historic and contemporary courthouses as we explore Boston's fascinating legal history. From the notorious Boston Massacre trial to the cases that resulted in the Boston Harbor cleanup, we will discuss landmark trials...

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2015 Jul 22

The Boston Floating Hospital: How a Boston Harbor Barge Changed the Course of Pediatric Medicine

6:00pm

Location: 

Old South Meeting House 310 Washington Street Boston, MA 02108

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Don’t miss this special opportunity to hear the remarkable story of Floating Hospital for Children, a Boston institution that became a pioneer in pediatric healthcare! The hospital began in 1894 as a ship...

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2015 Aug 13

Summertime on the Centre Common: Free Thursday Family Programs

10:30am

Location: 

Edgell Memorial Library 3 Oak Street Framingham, MA 01701

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Join the Framingham History Center for our third year of summertime fun with family programming ranging from Pumpernickel Puppets to Jojo the Magician!

Programs cater to age 8 and under. Snacks will be provided. Rain or shine, at the air-conditioned Edgell...

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2015 Aug 06

Summertime on the Centre Common: Free Thursday Family Programs

10:30am

Location: 

Edgell Memorial Library 3 Oak Street Framingham, MA 01701

For the latest information, see "The History List"

Join the Framingham History Center for our third year of summertime fun with family programming ranging from Pumpernickel Puppets to Jojo the Magician!

Programs cater to age 8 and under. Snacks will be provided. Rain or shine, at the air-conditioned Edgell...

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2015 Jul 30

Summertime on the Centre Common: Free Thursday Family Programs

10:30am

Location: 

Edgell Memorial Library 3 Oak Street Framingham, MA 01701

For the latest information, see "The History List"

Join the Framingham History Center for our third year of summertime fun with family programming ranging from Pumpernickel Puppets to Jojo the Magician!

Programs cater to age 8 and under. Snacks will be provided. Rain or shine, at the air-conditioned Edgell...

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2015 Jul 23

Summertime on the Centre Common: Free Thursday Family Programs

10:30am

Location: 

Edgell Memorial Library 3 Oak Street Framingham, MA 01701

For the latest information, see "The History List"

Join the Framingham History Center for our third year of summertime fun with family programming ranging from Pumpernickel Puppets to Jojo the Magician!

Programs cater to age 8 and under. Snacks will be provided. Rain or shine, at the air-conditioned Edgell...

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2015 Jul 16

Summertime on the Centre Common: Free Thursday Family Programs

10:30am

Location: 

Edgell Memorial Library 3 Oak Street Framingham, MA 01701

For the latest information, see "The History List"

Join the Framingham History Center for our third year of summertime fun with family programming ranging from Pumpernickel Puppets to Jojo the Magician!

Programs cater to age 8 and under. Snacks will be provided. Rain or shine, at the air-conditioned Edgell...

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2015 Jul 14

Mass Historical Society: Abigail & John: A Life in Letters

Tue Jul 14 (All day) to Thu Jul 16 (All day)

Location: 

See website for details

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Meet John and Abigail Adams! Our hands-on workshop will introduce participants to this famous couple and their rich correspondence. What can these letters tell us about life in the late eighteenth century, especially those connected to the creation of the United States? We will analyze primary sources related to topics such as education, women...

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2015 Jul 12

HISTORIC NEWTON WALKS: Unearthing 400 Years of History: Newton's Earliest Residents

2:00pm

Location: 

Durant-Kenrick House and Grounds, 286 Waverley Avenue.

For full details and directions see "The History List"

HISTORIC NEWTON WALKS: Unearthing 400 Years of History: Newton's Earliest Residents
The landscape surrounding the Durant-Kenrick House and Grounds holds the history of the families who owned the land and lived there for three centuries as well as the history of...

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2015 Jul 01

CMES: Jewels of Allah: The Untold Story of Women in Iran | Nina Ansary & Pardis Sabeti

7:00pm

Location: 

The Harvard Bookstore 1256 Mass Ave Cambridge, MA 02138

The Center for Middle Eastern Studies is pleased to present:

Jewels of Allah: The Untold Story of Women in Iran
A conversation with author Dr. Nina Ansary & Harvard Professor of Biology Pardis Sabeti

 Nina Ansary, PhD
Dr. Nina Ansary is a historian and expert in the women’s movement in Iran. Born in Tehran, Iran, Dr. Ansary left her country of birth at the onset of the 1979 Islamic Revolution. Dr. Ansary was recently honored as one of the 21 Leaders of the 21st Century by the award-winning news website...

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