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November 2017

Exhibit Tour of That’s Weird

November 18, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - April 28, 2018 @ 3:00 pm
Connecticut Historical Society, 1 Elizabeth St
Hartford, CT 06105 United States
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Join us for a guided tour of That’s Weird. Every Saturday from November 18 – April 28 @ 2:00 pm. Free for members, free with admission for non-members.

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February 2018

Free February

February 1 @ 10:00 am - February 28 @ 5:00 pm

The Brick Store Museum is bringing back it’s successful month-long program, Free February! That means we’re offering FREE admission to our visitors between February 1st and 28th, to show how much we love being your cultural center of the Kennebunks!

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Photo Scanning Days

February 3 @ 10:00 am - June 2 @ 12:00 pm
Old Colony History Museum, 66 Church Grn
Taunton, MA 02780 United States
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Become a part of local history! Bring us a photo taken in the Taunton area and let us scan it for our digital collection. We'll give you back the original and your image will become a part of our archive collection. Bring in your photographs, preferably loose rather than in an album, and unframed. Anything up through 11 x 17 inches is welcome. Please provide us any information you have about the photos. People, places, events, local landmarks, holiday displays—share…

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Plimoth Bee School: Beginner Course

February 7 @ 6:30 pm - March 14 @ 8:30 pm
Plimoth Plantation, 137 Warren Ave
Plymouth, MA 02360 United States
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What’s all the buzz about bees? Ever since they were introduced to the New England landscape in the early 17th century, honeybees have become an important part of the local ecosystem. Plimoth Plantation is delighted to host guest instructor Kevin England and offer our own Bee School for “newbees!” In this six-session course, you’ll learn all you need to know to get started with backyard beekeeping, from bee basics to hive construction and equipment, honeybee health to harvesting your honey.…

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February Vacation: Discovery Days

February 26 @ 11:00 am - March 2 @ 3:00 pm
Remick Country Doctor Museum and Farm, 58 Cleveland Hill Rd
Tamworth, NH 03886 United States
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Enjoy unplugged family time at our historic homestead! Gather up the family and join us at Remick Museum & Farm for some historic fun. Monday through Friday of school vacation week we offer ways for you to spend quality time together, discovering these scheduled activities: 12–1PM Historic Demonstration Changes daily, call for details 1:30–2PM Trivia Time 2:30–3PM Farm Chores http://www.remickmuseum.org/events/discovery-days-week2 _________________________________________ COST: $5 person; FREE for children 4 and under; includes access to the entire Museum & Farm. No pre-registration…

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On Deck: Sailors’ Souvenirs, Art in Maritime Maine

February 27 @ 10:30 am - 11:15 am
Maine Maritime Museum – Bath, ME, 243 Washington St
Bath, ME 04530 United States
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How many snowglobes do you own? Learn how Maine's sailors and captains commemorated their journeys by purchasing and commissioning "art" objects from around the world. Investigate examples, ranging from luxurious items to the down-right kitsch, from the MMM collection. Members $5; Nonmembers $8 http://www.mainemaritimemuseum.org/events/deck-sailors-souvenirs-art-maritime-maine/

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Marian Anderson Birthday! (Cake & Conversation)

February 27 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Danbury Museum & Historical Society, 43 Main St
Danbury, CT 06810 United States
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Celebrate the birthday of Marian Anderson with cake and conversation in our Marian Anderson studio.

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Footings / Rick Maguire (Pile) / Jordan Holtz

February 28 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monadnock Center for History and Culture, 19 Grove St, POBox 58
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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Footings is a vehicle for the music of NH songwriter Eric Gagne. He performs the songs solo sometimes, but on this trip, the entire group will be on hand. It consists of Elisabeth Fuchsia on viola, Rick Maguire on drums, Candace Clement on vocals, and Jordan Holtz on vocals as well. Eric has toured nationally with Death to Tyrants, Redwing Blackbird, Passerine, as well as with Footings, who are about to record their third album in as many years. The…

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March 2018

Lunch & Learn: United Tastes

March 1 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Plimoth Plantation, 137 Warren Ave
Plymouth, MA 02360 United States
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Keith Stavely and Kathleen Fitzgerald will discuss their recently published book United Tastes: The Making of the First American Cookbook. United Tastes reveals how early-Americans reworked their favorite British dishes, invented new culinary traditions of their own, and made use of produce, products, and game native to North America. In the process, Stavely and Fitzgerald point to the many reasons why this small, 221-year-old cookbook by an obscure female author continues to attract an enthusiastic modern audience. {DETAILS} Bring a…

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OCHM After Hours

March 1 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Old Colony History Museum, 66 Church Grn
Taunton, MA 02780 United States
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Go head to head with your friends at our Retro Game Night. Sink their battleship, send them back to start, or make them spin out on a banana peel. As always we’ll have snacks, drinks, and tons of fun. OCHM After Hours is a program for young professionals (21 and older) looking for an evening of low-key, hands-on fun. Developed in conjunction with the Museum’s art and history collections and special exhibitions, each OCHM After Hours program will include a…

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Book Talk by C. Parzych at New Britain Public Library

March 3 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Book Talk about CT Made by Cynthia Parzych, New Britain native. Part of the talk is a reminiscence about growing up in New Britain in the 1950s.

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Encountering the American Gothic

March 3 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, 600 Main St
Hartford, CT 06103 United States
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Encountering the American Gothic Sat, March 3, 2018, 10am-12pm with lunch to follow Join us for small group discussions on the art and writings of Edward Gorey in the gallery of his exhibition. The Hartford History Center at Hartford Public Library, The Amistad Center for Art & Culture, the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, and UConn Humanities Institute -UCHI have formed a community engagement partnership to present Encounters, a series focused on encouraging informed and informal conversations about issues that…

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PPS Winter Bash

March 3 @ 8:00 pm - March 4 @ 12:00 am

The secret’s out: Rhode Island’s best party is turning 15 this March 3, and you’ll need your alias and a code word to enter, darling! ppsri.org/bash #ppsbash The award-winning Winter Bash pops up with a robust following in a different historic city space each year. The 2018 locale, ALCO, was once home to such Industrial Era-giants as Rhode Island Locomotive Works, American Locomotive Works and US Rubber. The Bash will be held in the final section of ALCO to be…

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The Great Estates in Greenwich: Then and Now

March 5 @ 1:15 pm - 2:15 pm
Bruce Museum, 1 Museum Dr
Greenwich, CT 06830 United States
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The Great Estates of Greenwich (1880 to 1930) were identified and documented as part of an all-volunteer project initiated by the Junior League of Greenwich in 1981 to preserve the history of the estates before it was lost to time. As a result of that project, a coffee table book was published to preserve the history in text and photographs, and the original research was donated to the Greenwich Historical Society to be preserved for research purposes in the Historical…

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On Deck: Steambending, From Tree to Sea

March 6 @ 10:30 am - 11:15 am
Maine Maritime Museum – Bath, ME, 243 Washington St
Bath, ME 04530 United States
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Need to warm up after a long cold winter? Gather around our hot box and learn how early ship builders used steam to craft their hull designs. Watch as our boatshop crew demonstrate steamending while you sip a warm cup of tea (or coffee!). Members $5; Nonmembers $8 http://www.mainemaritimemuseum.org/events/deck-steambending-tree-sea/

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Three Mill Girls Performance by Marcia Estabrook

March 6 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Lowell National Historical Park, 246 Market St
Lowell, MA 01852 United States
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Meet three mill workers who have different perspectives on their work in the mills. Mary Paul is “pro-mill,” Sarah Bagley instigates turnouts and strikes, and Mary Harvey is an Irish immigrant worker who displays a complex range of attitudes from gratitude to outrage. The program explores various topics, including immigration, industrialization, labor history, prejudice, Victorian morals, and women’s history. Marcia Estabrook has been portraying extraordinary historical woman at schools, museums and theaters for more than 20 years. Through meticulous research…

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Founders’ Day at Town Hall

Annual celebration of the town's founding in 1638. Brief remarks by Tow Historian, Jim Garman. Viewing of the actual Compact of 1638 that founded the Town.

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Building for a Gilded Age

March 7 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Goodrich Memorial Library, 202 Main St
Newport, VT 05855 United States
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Middlebury College architecture professor Glenn Andres explores how the U.S. asserted itself architecturally on the world stage around the turn of the twentieth century, a time of bold experiments, proud philanthropy, and a desire to rival the Old World in splendor. Part of our First Wednesdays free lecture series. Learn more: http://bit.ly/buildgilded-mar18

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Celebrating E. B. White

March 7 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
First Congregational Church of Manchester, VT, 3624 Main St
Manchester, VT 05255 United States
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From Charlotte’s Web to his exquisite essays in The New Yorker, E. B. White remains the master’s master of elegant prose, sophisticated wit, and graceful irreverence. Drawing on his stories, essays, poems, and letters, Dartmouth professor Nancy Jay Crumbine celebrates White’s versatility and enormous legacy. Part of our First Wednesdays free lecture series. Learn more: http://bit.ly/ebwhite-mar18

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Luncheon with Richard Keith Langham

March 8 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm

Celebrated interior designer Richard Keith Langham will be in Greenwich on March 8, fresh off his extraordinary success as Honorary Design Chair of the historical society’s December 2017 Antiquarius suite of events. Join him for a chic luncheon at the Belle Haven Club when he will discuss his design philosophy and sign his book About Decorating. Langham has created elegant spaces for some of New York’s most legendary ladies (think Mrs. William F. Buckley and Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis). His pedigreed…

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Hidden Presence: God’s Little Acre and Beyond

March 8 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Newport Historical Society, 82 Touro St
Newport, RI 02840 United States
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Evidence of the history of African Americans in New England from the 18th and 19th centuries is found in many historic burial grounds and cemeteries in the region, with the most significant and extensive of these sites being God’s Little Acre in Newport. On Thursday March 8, 2018, at 5:30pm, historian and author Glenn Knoblock will discuss some of these historic sites, including the burying ground in Newport. Through these oft-times forgotten or neglected sites and the gravestones found within,…

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NETOP Nights: Let’s All Go to the Movies

March 8 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Rhode Island Historical Society Robinson Research Center, 121 Hope St
Providence, RI 02906 United States
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On Thursday, March 8 from 6-7pm the Rhode Island Historical Society’s Robinson Research Center (121 Hope St.) welcomes you to the first NETOP Night of 2018. Join us for a night at the movies. We will feature silent films and objects from our collection that will transport you back to the glamorous days of movie-going. The presentation is free, but capacity is 20, and seating is first come/first served!

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An 18th Century Flair: Caps and Hair

March 10 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
The Fort at No. 4, 267 Springfield Rd
Charlestown, NH 05143 United States
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A bit of Experimental Archaeology, aka, "I don't like my cap" or "my hair isn't right." With Angela Murphy and Jennifer Roy. Additional details pending

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The Art of Handwriting Gallery Talk

March 10 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Monadnock Center for History and Culture, 19 Grove St, POBox 58
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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Enjoy a curator’s gallery talk in The Art of Handwriting exhibit where you will learn about the history of penmanship, see outstanding examples of handwriting over the centuries, and learn about cursive instruction in the past and today. In this talk, you will see a variety of artifacts from autograph books to instructional manuals to letters signed by President Franklin Pierce and a signer of the Declaration of Independence. After the talk, try your hand at Spencerian, Palmer Method and…

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Genealogy Workshop: Tracing Your Immigrant Ancestors

March 10 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
New Hampshire Historical Society, 30 Park St
Concord, NH 03301 United States
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Understanding the context of your ancestors’ arrival in the United States and the possible paper trail they left on the path to citizenship can lead to important genealogical discoveries. This workshop, presented by Rhonda McClure of the New England Historic Genealogical Society, will guide attendees through three centuries (1620–1920) of immigration and naturalization in the United States and explain how related records can be used in family history research. The cost for this workshop is $35 for members of either…

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Hearthside Dinner

March 10 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Remick Country Doctor Museum and Farm, 58 Cleveland Hill Rd
Tamworth, NH 03886 United States
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Where food and history meet! Assist in preparing a 19th-century-style meal, then savor the flavorful results. OVERVIEW OF THE EVENING While the fire crackles and readies itself in the background, the evening begins with costumed Museum Interpreters guiding guests “back in time” to learn about 19th-century kitchens and food preparation, seasonal farming and foods, and historic cooking recipes and tools. Guests then don aprons and assist in preparing, seasoning, cooking, roasting and baking foods using traditional means and tools—all in…

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I Am the Revolutionary: Young Jack Kerouac Author Talk

March 11 @ 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm
Lowell National Historical Park, 246 Market St
Lowell, MA 01852 United States
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Explore the early life of author Jack Kerouac with author Paul Maher Jr. Maher will share insights from his 2017 book I Am the Revolutionary: Young Jack Kerouac. This free presentation will be hosted at the Visitor Center and last 45 minutes. After the lecture the author will be available for a book signing. More information about the book from the publisher: I Am the Revolutionary: Young Jack Kerouac takes the reader from Kerouac's childhood years in Lowell, Massachusetts through…

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On Deck: Maritime Navigation

March 13 @ 10:30 am - 11:15 am
Maine Maritime Museum – Bath, ME, 243 Washington St
Bath, ME 04530 United States
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Travel back in time when sailors used the skies to find their way around the globe. Learn about early navigation using original instruments from the MMM collection. Members $5; Nonmembers $8 http://www.mainemaritimemuseum.org/events/deck-maritime-navigation/

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Evacuation Day Lecture

March 15 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

For our annual celebration of Boston's Evacuation Day, we welcome Historian J. L. Bell to present “Myths and Realities of Henry Knox’s Mission”. On November 16, 1775, Gen. George Washington gave Henry Knox a mission to travel to New York and bring back cannons for the Continental Army. Knox was a 25-year-old bookseller with no military rank. His trek back to Cambridge has become a beloved part of the American saga. This talk digs deeper into that story, examining such…

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Opening Weekend at Plimoth feat. Aine Minogue!

March 17 @ 9:00 am - March 18 @ 5:00 pm
Plimoth Plantation, 137 Warren Ave
Plymouth, MA 02360 United States
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Join Plimoth Plantation as we open for our 71st season! Visit our Wampanoag Homesite, 17th Century English Village, Plimoth Grist Mill, museum shops and the Plentiful Café. On Sunday, March 18 at 4 pm, join us for a special performance by acclaimed Irish harpist Áine Minogue featuring selections from her new album, In The Name of Stillness. There will be Barry's Tea and fresh-baked Irish soda bread courtesy of Plentiful Café! Tickets here: https://plimothaineminogue.eventbrite.com

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Celtic Harpist Áine Minogue at Plimoth Plantation

March 18 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Plimoth Plantation, 137 Warren Ave
Plymouth, MA 02360 United States
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Join us for a concert with renowned Celtic harpist and vocalist Áine Minogue (On-ya Mi-nohg). Born and raised in Borrisokane, Ireland, Áine Minogue discovered harp at the age of 12 while attending boarding school in County Galway. After completing school, she spent three years developing her incomparable talent. Áine will play songs from her many albums including newly released "In the Name of Stillness." Top the afternoon off with freshly made Irish soda bread and Barry's tea!

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Beer in the Garden: Riveting Relics

March 20 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Maine Historical Society, 489 Congress St
Portland, ME 04101 United States
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Join us for beer and snacks, a rare opportunity to enjoy our historic garden in the evening (in the early spring months we either have a fire pit going or we convene warmly inside!), and a chance to see some very special artifacts from our collections! Free for MHS Members; $5 general admission. Must be 21+. RSVP not required – drop in anytime! Apply your program fee to MHS membership! Beer in the Garden is sponsored by The Maine Brew…

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Lisa Lucas, National Book Found. Dir, speaks at Fairfield

March 20 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Lisa Lucas, Director of the National Book Foundation, will speak at Fairfield University on the topic of "The Need for Literature in Politically Challenging Times." This is a free and public event; venue is wheelchair accessible with nearby parking in back of DSB Building.

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Speak Out! The 4th Annual Boston Massacre Anniversary Orations

March 21 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Old South Meeting House, 310 Washington St
Boston, MA 02108 United States
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Co-Sponsored by the History Department, Suffolk University, The Bostonian Society, and the Department of History & Social Studies, Boston Public Schools. Part of the “Occupation” Series, marking the 250th anniversary of Boston’s 1768 occupation by British troops Each year from 1772 to 1775, massive gatherings of men, women and children were held at Old South Meeting House to commemorate the anniversary of the Boston Massacre, with rousing speeches by patriots John Hancock, Benjamin Church and Dr. Joseph Warren. Join us…

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Plimoth Bee School: Intermediate Course

March 21 @ 6:30 pm - March 28 @ 8:30 pm
Plimoth Plantation, 137 Warren Ave
Plymouth, MA 02360 United States
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Continue your introduction to beekeeping with this two-week course for graduates of Plimoth Bee School beginner classes or those with experience. In this course you will learn methods for mite control, improved methods for integrated pest management, and common problems encountered throughout your first year. You may purchase the book "Increase Essentials" by Dr. Lawrence Connor, which is optional and not required for the class. :: COURSE COST :: Members $20 and Non-Members $25 :: CONTACT :: Please contact Christina…

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Bound for the Promised Land: Harriet Tubman, American Hero

March 21 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Royall House & Slave Quarters, 15 George St
Medford, MA 02155 United States
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Harriet Tubman is one of the giants of American history—a fearless visionary who led scores of her fellow slaves to freedom and battled courageously behind enemy lines during the Civil War. Drawing from a trove of primary documents as well extensive genealogical research, Kate Clifford Larson reveals Tubman as a complex woman—brilliant, shrewd, deeply religious, and passionate in her pursuit of freedom. The descendant of the vibrant, matrilineal Asanti people of the West African Gold Coast, Tubman was born into…

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Beer Tasting Fundraiser

March 22 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
New Hampshire Aviation Historical Society, 27 Navigator Rd
Londonderry, NH 03053 United States
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The Company That Built Manchester

March 24 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
New Hampshire Historical Society, 30 Park St
Concord, NH 03301 United States
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This event is part of the New Hampshire Heritage Lecture series. The creation and growth of Manchester, which today is the largest city in Northern New England, is largely the legacy of one entity: the Amoskeag Manufacturing Company. This lecture, presented by Jeffrey Barraclough, director of operations at the Manchester Historic Association, will look at the origins of Amoskeag, how it developed, and its lasting legacy, which extended long past the company’s closing in 1935. It will also look at…

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Oral History Workshop with Dr. Annie Valk

March 24 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Hartford History Center, 500 Main St
Hartford, CT 06103 United States
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Interested in collecting oral histories in your neighborhood? Learn the techniques with public humanities professor and oral history specialist at Williams College. Dr. Valk is author of Radical Sisters: Second-Wave Feminism and Black Liberation in Washington, D.C. (University of Illinois Press, 2008), which won the Richard Wentworth Prize; and, Living with Jim Crow: African American and Memories of the Segregated South (Palgrave, 2010), a collection of oral history interviews edited with Professor Leslie Brown and winner of the annual book…

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Poli’s Palace and Majestic Theatres

March 25 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Trumbull Library System, 33 Quality St
Trumbull, CT 06611 United States
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Poli’s Palace & Majestic Theatres Memories Project A special program in collaboration with The Trumbull Historical Society. Presented by Jay Misencik and Geralene Valentine – authors of the book by the same name. They will show a slide presentation and narrate an interactive discussion with the audience. The now dormant theatres on Bridgeport’s Main Street were built by Sylvester Z. Poli and opened in 1922 – quickly becoming a downtown social center. The theatres hosted live entertainment and silent moves…

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The Art of Handwriting Gallery Talk

March 29 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Monadnock Center for History and Culture, 19 Grove St, POBox 58
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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Enjoy a curator’s gallery talk in The Art of Handwriting exhibit where you will learn about the history of penmanship, see outstanding examples of handwriting over the centuries, and learn about cursive instruction in the past and today. In this talk, you will see a variety of artifacts from autograph books to instructional manuals to letters signed by President Franklin Pierce and a signer of the Declaration of Independence. After the talk, try your hand at Spencerian, Palmer Method and…

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April 2018

Dramatic Reading of Letters from a Jewish World War II Soldier

April 3 @ 3:00 pm - April 5 @ 8:00 pm
Greenwich Historical Society, 39 Strickland Rd
Cos Cob, CT 06807 United States
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“Dear Mom and Dad” honors the life and service of Herb Rosencrans, the firstborn American son of Jewish immigrants who served in WWII. This dramatic reading is based on the letters that Herb sent home during his service that tell of a young college boy who left academia to serve his country and ended up making the ultimate sacrifice. The program is offered in conjunction with the current, well-reviewed exhibition “An American Odyssey: the Jewish Experience in Greenwich,” which closes…

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Behind-the-Scenes Library Tour

April 4 @ 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm
Maine Historical Society, 489 Congress St
Portland, ME 04101 United States
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This 45-minute tour of the Brown Library, fully renovated in 2009, takes participants throughout the library's reading rooms and behind-the-scenes into the archive, normally closed to the public. Nicholas Noyes covers the history of the building, architectural details, the basics of doing research in the library, and even shares a few treasures from the collection. Free and open to the public. Limited to 10; sign up in advance by sending an email to nnoyes@mainehistory.org or calling 774-1822 x207.

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Essex Heritage Annual Spring Meeting

April 5 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Saugus Town Hall, Saugus, MA 01906 United States + Google Map

Join us for a morning of engagement in the breathtaking Saugus Town Hall Participate in this FREE, valuable networking opportunity that will further connect you with the work of Essex Heritage and our partners. The agenda will include updates on Essex Heritage activities and initiatives, announcement of the Essex Heritage Partnership Grant recipients, and more! Please join us! Reservations requested. Call 978-740-0444.

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Tags & Treasures Sale!

April 14 @ 9:00 am - April 15 @ 3:00 pm
Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum, 211 Main St
Wethersfield, CT 06109 United States
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Collectors of vintage oddities, artifacts and antiques - rummage for this year’s hottest collectibles at the WDS Museum Tags & Treasures Sale! $6 adult, single-day admission, children $3. For more than 40 years, this fabulous, bi-annual event has been organized by the National Society of the Colonial Dames of America. Hundreds of household items, furniture, vintage pieces, and historic estate items from some of CT’s oldest families! Also glass, sterling silver, china, linens, fine jewelry and books – all donated…

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Making History

April 17 @ 10:00 am - April 20 @ 4:00 pm
Old Colony History Museum, 66 Church Grn
Taunton, MA 02780 United States
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Spend a day of school vacation MAKING HISTORY at OCHM! Admission for kids age 12 and under always free! Come do a scavenger hunt, a craft, and tour the museum. We are located in a historic school building and promise to make learning fun!

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Beer in the Garden: The History of Baseball in Maine

April 17 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Maine Historical Society, 489 Congress St
Portland, ME 04101 United States
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Join us for beer and snacks, a rare opportunity to enjoy our historic garden in the evening, and a chance to see some very special artifacts from our collections! Free for MHS Members; $5 general admission. Must be 21+. RSVP not required – drop in anytime! Apply your program fee to MHS membership! Beer in the Garden is sponsored by The Maine Brew Bus.

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Canadian Slavery History

April 18 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Royall House & Slave Quarters, 15 George St
Medford, MA 02155 United States
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Art historian Charmaine Nelson, a professor at McGill University in Montreal, is currently at Harvard as the William Lyon Mackenzie King Chair in Canadian studies. Her research "comparing fugitive slave ads in two Canadian provinces and Jamaica takes the history of slavery beyond its association with a tropical plantation model, as existed in the Caribbean or the southern U.S., and opens it up to include places where that history is rarely discussed or acknowledged." Read more: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-scotia/harvard-research-slavery-ads-newspapers-nova-scotia-1.4287485

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Boston in the American Revolution: Occupation 1768

April 26 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Old South Meeting House, 310 Washington St
Boston, MA 02108 United States
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Part of the “Occupation” Series, marking the 250th anniversary of Boston’s 1768 occupation by British troops In 1768, British Parliament enacted a military solution to what was not yet a military problem by dispatching thousands of British troops to Boston. Many Bostonians feared standing armies and struggled with the presence of these armed men in their streets and buildings. Brooke Barbier, author of Boston in the American Revolution: A Town Versus an Empire and founder of Ye Olde Tavern Tours,…

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Landmarks Recognition Program & Empire State Building Talk

April 29 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Presented by the Greenwich Historical Society, the Landmarks Recognition Program will celebrate four unique and historically significant Greenwich properties, including the Second Congregational Church (2cc) and three private homes: a dazzling mid-century design, two charming Tudors, and a chateau worthy of French royalty. In addition, two Preservation Awards will be presented to honor local projects. The keynote speaker will be Anthony Malkin, chairman and CEO of Empire State Realty Trust, the real estate investment trust that owns the Empire State…

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