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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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School Vacation Week – Behind the Scenes at OSMH

February 19 @ 10:00 am - February 23 @ 4:00 pm
Old South Meeting House, 310 Washington St
Boston, MA 02108 United States
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Have you ever wondered what historical treasures lie behind the “Staff Only” doors of a museum and historic site? Visit the Meeting House this week to see some of the tools used to paint our 37-foot-high ceiling last year, glance at records that detail how much 19th century churchgoers paid to rent the best seats in the house, and get a close-up look at a replica colonial tithing stick and footwarmer! Special programs will give visitors an opportunity to visit…

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February Vacation: Discovery Days

February 19 @ 11:00 am - February 23 @ 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 historic fun. Monday through Friday of school vacation week, we offer ways for you to spend quality time together with 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 ________________________________________ COST: $5 person; FREE for children 4 and under; includes access to the entire Museum & Farm. No pre-registration required.

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February Vacation at Plimoth: Native New England in the Winter

February 20 @ 11:00 am - February 22 @ 3:00 pm
Plimoth Plantation, 137 Warren Ave
Plymouth, MA 02360 United States
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Who lived on the land now known as Plymouth, Massachusetts and what were they doing 400 years ago - and long before that? Discover the plants, animals, and people that shaped native New England during the winter. Join us as we make Native American crafts, recreate animal tracks, and learn about Wampanoag culture. $6/day per child for members / $8/day per non-member child (accompanying adult free) :: DAILY SCHEDULE :: Tuesday, February 20 11:00-12:00 View "The Wampanoag Way" and Meet…

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Beer in the Garden: Valentines and Love Letters

February 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 winter 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 Bus.

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Sylvia Brown: Grappling with Legacy

February 20 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Brown University Library, Brown University
Providence, RI 02912 United States
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The talk is free and open to the public. A light reception will follow as well as a book sale and signing. Grappling with Legacy: Rhode Island’s Brown Family and the American Philanthropic Impulse In 2016, Americans gave $41 billion to institutions of higher education.The concept of a university as an agent of social change has become an intrinsic part of our ethos. It started right here in the early 19th century when Nicholas Brown II poured money into Brown…

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Conservation Talk with Nancie Ravenel

February 21 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Shelburne Museum, 6000 Shelburne Rd
Shelburne, VT 05482 United States
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Shelburne Museum conservator Nancie Ravenel will present an illustrated discussion of current conservation projects in the works for the upcoming special exhibition In the Garden, opening March 17 and running through August 28. Ravenel will highlight the technical processes being planned for object display in this special exhibition, including garment mounts. Pizzagalli Center for Art and Education auditorium. Free with museum admission.

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2017 Photo Contest Reception

February 21 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Essex National Heritage Area, 10 Federal St, Ste 12
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Join us at the 2017 Photo Contest Reception on Wednesday, February 21, 2018, at 5 PM, in the gallery at Hunt's Photo and Video in Melrose (located at: 100 Main Street, Melrose, MA 02176-6104).At the reception, photographers will be presented with their awards while visitors will have a chance to meet the photographers as well as view the beautiful images they contributed to the 2017 Photo Contest Exhibit. The reception is free and open to the public. Please RSVP to…

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Frederick Douglass: New Haven to Great Britain

February 21 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
New Haven Museum, 114 Whitney Ave
New Haven, CT 06510 United States
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In 1888, Frederick Douglass gave a public address at New Haven’s Hyperion Theatre in support of presidential candidate Benjamin Harrison. The “New Haven Daily Palladium” reported that the crowd clapped and cheered for two minutes straight after Douglass had finished speaking. But, according to British scholar Hannah-Rose Murray, a visiting fellow at the Gilder Lehrman Center at Yale University,Douglass’ reception in America had not always been so hospitable. Particularly in the years before the Civil War, he was viciously attacked…

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Edward Gorey: Theater & Dance Enthusiast

February 21 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, 600 Main St
Hartford, CT 06103 United States
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Edward Gorey: Theater & Dance Enthusiast 5pm | Public Reception & Exhibition Viewing 6pm | Onstage Conversation Tony Award-winning Hartford Stage artistic director Darko Tresnjak, dance critic Robert Greskovic, and "Gorey's Worlds" curator Erin Monroe take the stage for a conversation about Edward Gorey’s passion for the arts. Free admission! Held in conjunction with the special exhibition "Gorey's Worlds" opening February 10. Read more: https://thewadsworth.org/exhibitions/goreys-worlds/

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Washington’s Birthday Tours

February 22 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Join us for tours of George Washington's Cambridge Headquarters in honor of his 286th birthday! The newly appointed commander spent nine months here on Brattle Street. During this time, he met people, experienced things, and faced challenges which shaped him in important ways for the rest of his life and career. Find out more while exploring the very rooms Washington would have known. Tours will start at 11:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m., 2:00 p.m., and 3:00 p.m. Space is strictly limited,…

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How We Got to the Constitution of 1818

February 22 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Connecticut’s Old State House, 800 Main St
Hartford, CT 06103 United States
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Join Connecticut State Historian Dr. Walter Woodward on Thursday, February 22 at noon as he reflects on the similarity of Connecticut in 1818 and present day Connecticut: a troubled state seeking new direction. Dr. Woodward’s lecture will highlight the perfect storm of crises in the Constitution State – environmental, economic, demographic, religious and political – happening in the years surrounding 1818 that forced Connecticut to rethink the ways it was conducting its affairs the previous two centuries. The comprehensive nature…

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The Baker Chocolate Company: A Sweet History

February 22 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Old South Meeting House, 310 Washington St
Boston, MA 02108 United States
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In 1765, Dr. James Baker of Dorchester was said to have stumbled upon Irishman John Hannon “crying on the banks of the mighty Neponset River." Hannon, though penniless, possessed the rare skills required to make chocolate, a delicacy exclusive to Europe, and Baker, with pockets bursting, wished to make a name for himself. Using a mill powered by the river upon which they met, the duo built America's oldest and most beloved manufacturer of this rich treat. Local historian Anthony…

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Art at Hand: Puppet Making

February 23 @ 10:30 am - 1:00 pm
Shelburne Museum, 6000 Shelburne Rd
Shelburne, VT 05482 United States
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In partnership with the Vermont Association of the Blind and Visually Impaired, experience the magic of storytelling through a descriptive tour of the special exhibition Puppets: World on a String. Get creative with our optional puppet-making craft after the tour. All are welcome. Pizzagalli Center for Art and Education. Pre-registration required for both the tour and puppet-making. To pre-register, please call or email Chloe Vogt at cvogt@shelburnemuseum.org or (802) 985-3346 x3394, or register online at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/art-at-hand-puppet-making-tickets-40939813083.

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Archives After Dark

February 23 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Danbury Museum & Historical Society, 43 Main St
Danbury, CT 06810 United States
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Enjoy an after-hours search and research session in our archives! Please pre-register so we can pull materials for your research in advance.

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The Mouth-Off at The Mark Twain House & Museum

February 23 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Mark Twain House & Museum, 351 Farmington Ave
Hartford, CT 06105 United States
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Unforeseen combinations of circumstances resulting in the call for immediate action can come in all shapes, sizes, and levels of seriousness (or lack thereof). Hear and tell stories on the theme “It’s an Emergency!” at The Mouth-Off at the Mark Twain House & Museum hosted by Chion Wolf on Friday, February 23, at 7:30 pm! Email mouthoffhartford@gmail.com with your name, and a short description of what your story is about. No need to write every detail, just a few sentences…

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Colonial Career Fair: A Living History Event

February 24 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Newport Historical Society, 82 Touro St
Newport, RI 02840 United States
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In the mid-18th century, Newport was the fifth wealthiest city in colonial America. What jobs were people doing that helped the city become so successful? On Saturday, February 24, 2018, from 10am-1pm, join the Newport Historical Society to learn how people made their living. During this colonial career fair, costumed interpreters will represent different occupations that would have been present in this seaport. Jobs range from tradespeople like a printer, milliner and leather worker to merchants such as a toy…

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Henry Longfellow Birthday Celebration

February 24 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Shortly after taking control of his and his wife's new home, Henry Longfellow recorded in his journal that, "He who undertaketh a great house underaketh a great care!" The love of their home and the surrounding neighborhood was a constant for three generations of Longfellows for more than 130 years and directly contributed to its preservation as part of the National Park Service. In celebration of Henry Longfellow's 211th birthday, we invite you to Mount Auburn Cemetery's Story Chapel at…

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Hearth Cooking: What’s For Breakfast?

February 24 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Monadnock Center for History and Culture, 19 Grove St, POBox 58
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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Visit the Phoenix Mill House and learn about breakfast in the 1830s with Nancy and Samuel Prescott! Enjoy some tasty samples of breakfast items prepared over the open hearth and learn about family life in a 19th century mill worker’s home. The day’s menu includes waffles, apple pancakes, fish balls, hasty pudding, and apple pie. Our costumed interpreters will bring the sights, smells, and tastes of 1830s New England to life during this open house program. Visitors are invited to…

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Outdoor Progressive Dinner

February 24 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Remick Country Doctor Museum & Farm, 58 Cleveland Hill Road
Tamworth, NH 03886 United States
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Enjoy a winter's eve at the farm, savoring the beauty and a hot, farm-to-table meal as you wander from one historic building to another. GATHER with other winter lovers (or, perhaps, those seeking relief from cabin fever) and take an evening's stroll across the Remick farmstead as you enjoy visiting festively lit barns and buildings, savoring one course of a hearty 5-course meal at each of five locations. In between stops, admire the scenery, converse with other diners, and take…

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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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