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January 2017
$2 - $4

Capitol America: From Robber-Baron Ostentation to Simplicity

January 27 @ 10:00 am - June 30 @ 5:00 pm
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New Haven Museum, 114 Whitney Ave
New Haven, CT 06510 United States
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As all states have their own character, so, too, do their capitol buildings. New Haven Museum’s exhibit, “Capitol America,” includes photographs of the nation’s capitol buildings, many of them sites of both architectural beauty and historical conflict. A project by New Haven professional photographers Robert Lisak and David Ottenstein, the exhibit will run through June 30, 2017. “Capitol America” is a show of contrasts—black and white, light and dark, workaday function and Gilded-Age splendor—with large-format photographs encircling the New Haven…

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March 2017

Dare-Devil Silent Movie Double Feature with organist Jeff Rapsis

March 24 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
New Hampshire Aviation Historical Society, 27 Navigator Rd
Londonderry, NH 03053 United States
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Jeff Rapsis will return to the museum by popular demand, after a recent sold out performance! Join us Friday March 24 for a silent film double feature to be screened with live musical accompaniment. This "Dare-Devil Aviation Double Feature", will include two silent films to be shown back to back starting at 7 p.m. in the exhibit space of the museum. There will be a cash bar reception starting at 6 p.m. Part I - 'The Phantom Flyer' (1928) famous…

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Yard Clean-up Brush & Tree Clearing

March 25 @ 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
General Nathanael Greene Homestead, 50 Taft St
Coventry, RI 02816 United States
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Please come out on March 25 and help us clean up the yard of the National Historic Landmark Nathanael Green e Homestead in preparation for our season opening in April and our Revolutionary War Reenactment the first weekend in May. Help us pick up branches and brush and remove downed trees. Chainsaws, rakes, tractors and a willingness to work as a team a plus. Lunch provided. Event to be moved to the following Saturday, only in the event of heavy…

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New England Colonial Trade and Craft Fair

March 25 @ 9:00 am - March 26 @ 3:00 pm
Red Hook Brewery, 1 Redhook Way
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States
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Maple Days

March 25 @ 9:30 am - March 26 @ 4:00 pm
Old Sturbridge Village, 1 Old Sturbridge Village Rd
Sturbridge, MA 01566 United States
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For many at Old Sturbridge Village, the first whiff of spring isn't the aroma of spring flowers - it's the smell of wood smoke and maple syrup, a sure sign that the sap is rising and spring is on the way. Join us for four weekends of our Maple Days event throughout March, where you can see maple sugaring as it was done in early 19th-century rural New England in OSV's working sugar camp. See the entire sugar-making process, from…

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Maple Sugaring Day Open House

March 25 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Remick Country Doctor Museum and Farm, 58 Cleveland Hill Rd
Tamworth, NH 03886 United States
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Enjoy the sweet taste of maple sugaring season at our historic farmstead. Visit the sugar house​. See demonstrations of early sugaring practices of the Abenakis​ Indians to today’s modern evaporator. Sample our farm-produced syrup—maple syrup and treats for sale. ​Meet and greet fuzzy farm animals.​ Tasty fun for all generations!​ http://www.remickmuseum.org/events/maple-sugaring ___________________________ FREE

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Fairfield Digitization Day

March 25 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Pequot Library, 720 Pequot Ave
Southport, CT 06890-1496 United States
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Do you have your grandfather’s WWI photo album tucked away in a closet? A stack of letters your great-grandmother kept in a box in the attic? Posters from Washington, DC? A story your neighbor told you about the local homecoming parade in the back of your mind? Help us learn more about the men and women who served during World War One by bringing your collection to be scanned or photographed. Connecticut State Library staff will scan or photograph the…

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Songs of Emigration: Storytelling Thru Traditional Irish Music

March 25 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Millyard Museum, 200 Bedford St
Manchester, NH 03101 - USA United States
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Through traditional music Jordan Tirrell-Wysocki relays some of the adventures, misadventures, and emotions experienced by Irish emigrants. The focus is on songs about leaving Ireland, sometimes focusing on the reasons for leaving (a man who is driven from his land by English persecution); sometimes revealing what happened upon arrival (an immigrant drafted into the Union army during the Civil War); and sometimes exploring the universal feeling of homesickness of a stranger in a strange land (a factory worker in London…

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Cinema Saturday: Henri Henri

March 25 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Museum of Work & Culture, 42 S Main Street
Woonsocket, RI 02895 United States
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The Museum will be screening a full-length French language film produced in Québec each Saturday in March to celebrate Francophonie. Synopsis: Raised in an orphanage run by nuns, Henri continued to live there after reaching adulthood, becoming responsible for the lighting around the property. Forced to leave his longtime home when the convent is sold to real estate developers, Henri is thrown into the world without a compass. He follows the advice of the sisters and “follows the signs of destiny”…

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Tracing Irish Roots: A Genealogy Workshop

March 25 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
New Hampshire Historical Society, 30 Park St
Concord, NH 03301 United States
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An estimated 39.6 million Americans claim Irish heritage, yet tracing one’s Irish ancestry is not without its challenges. Common surnames, unsubstantiated family lore, and lost records from the 1922 destruction of the Public Record Office can certainly play havoc with your research. In recent years, however, a number of genealogical materials have come online. This workshop aims to provide participants with the tools and resources to discover their ancestors’ Irish origins, offer strategies for overcoming brick walls, and discuss key…

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Last Exhibit Tour of Connecticut Innovates!

March 25 @ 2:00 pm - 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 Connecticut Innovates! — presented by Connecticut Innovations. Every Saturday from November 19 – March 25 @ 2:00 pm. Free for members, free with admission for non-members.

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Plimoth After Dark: The Essence of a Queen

March 25 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Plimoth Plantation, 137 Warren Ave
Plymouth, MA 02360 United States
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Come experience Plimoth as you've never seen it before - After Dark! Explore the sensuous world of Queen Elizabeth I's Tudor Court! Taste historic cocktails while mixing your own vial of the Queen's famous damask rose perfume. Test your skill at 16th-century drinking games, and enjoy rousing tales of life at court from William Brewster. $40 for Members, $45 for Non-Members. This event is 21+ and pre-registration is required.

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Exhibit Opening – The Peabody Woman: Love, War, Work & Beauty

March 26 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Peabody Historical Society and Museum, Nathaniel Felton Sr House, 47 Felton Street
Peabody, MA 01960 United States
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Exhibit Opening When: March 26th, 2017, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm Where: Nathaniel Felton, Sr. House, 47 Felton St., Peabody, MA 01960 Just in time for women’s history month, we explore the lives of four Peabody women. What experiences and challenges did women in Peabody face throughout our history? What can we learn from the women of the past? Join us in exploring the answers to these questions, and more, as we examine the lives of four Peabody women: Elizabeth Whitman, Mary…

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WWI Sing-Along

March 26 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Penacook Historical Society in New Hampshire, 11 Penacook St
Penacook, NH 03303 United States
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While American troops fought overseas in WWI, their families back home would gather around the piano and sing tunes of patriotism, hope, sadness and humor. Join us for an old-fashioned sing-along, with Nancy Shaw Tong tickling the keys of our newly-tuned antique piano, and Sue Rudolph leading us in song. If you're more of a listener at heart, you can relax and enjoy the music -- and the fabulous artwork of our sheet music collection. Bring the grandchildren! Part of…

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$20

Medicinal Plants and Home Remedies

March 29 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Nelson W. Aldrich House, 110 Benevolent St
Providence, RI 02906 United States
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RIHS and Historic New England present "Medicinal Plants & Home Remedies in Your Back Yard." Some of the common “weeds” in your garden have long histories as medicinal remedies. Join herbalist Kristin Minto on a walking tour of historic, seaside Watson Farm to discover which plants can help relieve common ailments and promote well-being. As we make and sample herbal infusions, discover the history of herbal plant use, identification and medicinal uses. Learn simple techniques for using herbs in your…

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Killer Heels: The Art and History of the High Heeled Shoe

March 30 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Connecticut Historical Society, 1 Elizabeth St
Hartford, CT 06105 United States
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Lisa Small, Curator of the Brooklyn Museum, explores the history of high heeled shoes, fashion’s most provocative accessory. From the platform chopines of 16th-century Italy to the glamorous stilettos on today’s runways and red carpets, Small looks at the high-heeled shoe’s rich and varied history and its enduring place in our popular imagination. Wine and refreshments will be served. Free for Fashion and Textile Council Members, $10 CHS members, $15 non-members.

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Tides: The Science and Spirit of the Ocean by Jonathan White

March 30 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Herreshoff Marine Museum/America’s Cup Hall of Fame, 1 Burnside St
Bristol, RI 02809-2003 United States
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Reception Begins at 6:00pm Lecture Begins at 7:00pm Tickets are $10 for Members and $18 for Non-Members Presentation by author Jonathan White, "Tides: The Science and Spirit of the Ocean" A global journey through the science and wonder of the oceans In Tides, writer, sailor, and surfer Jonathan White takes readers across the globe to discover the science and spirit of ocean tides. In the Arctic, White shimmies under the ice with an Inuit elder to hunt for mussels in…

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Jimmy Golon presents New Britain in 1920

March 30 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
New Britain Public Libary, 20 High St
New Britain, CT 06051 United States
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Jimmy Golon presents his first lecture of the year with an illustrated talk on New Britain in the 1920s.

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Trivia Night!

March 30 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Noah Webster House & West Hartford Historical Society, 227 S Main St
West Hartford, CT 06107 United States
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Which President’s favorite foods were ice cream with hot fudge and New England Fish Chowder? What was the official language of England for over 600 years? What does the Q in “Q-tip” stand for? Whether or not you know the answers to the questions above, you are bound to have a rip-roaring good time at the Noah Webster House & West Hartford Historical Society’s first-ever trivia night. The quiz will take place on Thursday, March 30 at 6:30 PM. Teams…

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Malt & Medicine: The American Soda Fountain

March 30 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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Explore the history of soda fountains and their important role in the evolution of pharmacies. Owners of Green Line Apothecary will present their experience re-creating a modern version of the classic American drugstore on Main Street in Wakefield. From 5 - 9 p.m., a portion of the soda fountain proceeds will be donated to the South County History Center. The presentation will begin at 6:30 p.m. and is free and open to the public. This program is part of the…

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Exploring Massachusetts History at the Commonwealth Museum

March 30 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Dedham Historical Society & Museum, 612 High Street
Dedham, MA 02026 United States
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Stephen Kenney, director of The Commonwealth Museum, explores the history of the Commonwealth through the collections of the Massachusetts Archives. Kenney peruses the state's history, from its colonial beginnings to the present day, through examining some of the country's most important historical treasures. Free for members; $5 for non-members.

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Lecture “Exploring Massachusetts History at the Commonwealth Museum” with Stephen Kenney

March 30 @ 7:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Dedham Historical Society & Museum, 612 High Street
Dedham, MA 02026 United States
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Stephen Kenney, Director of the Commonwealth Museum, explores the history of the Commonwealth through the collections of the Massachusetts Archives, from its colonial beginnings to the present day. Free for DHS members; $5.00 for non-members. For more information contact Lauren Kaufmann 781-326-1385 or info@dedhamhistorical.org.

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Women’s Workshop Weekend

March 31 @ 5:00 pm - April 2 @ 12:00 pm
The Fort at No. 4, 267 Springfield Rd
Charlestown, NH 05143 United States
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Distaff Are Equally Important! Join us for a weekend centered around the life of an 18th Century Woman. This is an occasion to improve upon one's skills, learn a new skill, and have some fun. In short, this is an opportunity to improve ourselves as historical women. Workshops participants will have the chance to spend the weekend at the Fort (a bit of experimental archaeology for the weekend), as well as use the museums hearths and bake ovens to prepare…

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April 2017

Hearth Cooking Workshop

April 1 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Monadnock Center for History and Culture, 19 Grove St, POBox 58
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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At this workshop, it is ok to play with fire! Learn to cook over the open hearth using historic recipes and equipment. Under the guidance of our experienced hearth cooks, participants will prepare a meal using a variety of cookware and techniques. Once the hard work is done, everyone sits down to enjoy the lunch they have prepared. In this workshop, you will learn about temperature control, timing, and the techniques that will enable you to prepare a meal over…

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Spring Hearth Cooking at Coggeshall Farm Museum

April 1 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Coggeshall Farm Museum, 1 Colt Drive
Bristol, RI 02809 United States
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RIHS in collaboration with Coggeshall Farm Museum, will give participants the opportunity to make a complete meal and from scratch and share it with friends, cooked from the hearth right in Coggeshall's 1799 farmhouse. Max. 12 people. $65 for the public, $60 for RIHS or Coggeshall Farm members. Please register at http://www.shop-rihs.com/item/hearth-cooking-workshop.

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The Civil War Series – Lecture 26 – Video Seminar Series

April 1 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Danbury Museum & Historical Society, 43 Main St
Danbury, CT 06810 United States
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Join us for Lecture #26, part of our Yale Open Courses video seminar series in partnership with The Danbury Library. This course explores the causes, course, and consequences of the American Civil War, from the 1840s to 1877. This series, in 27 parts, is taught by Professor David W. Blight. He is the Class of 1954 Professor of American History and Director of the Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance and Abolition at Yale University. He is…

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Victorian Tea

April 2 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Governor William Sprague Mansion, 1351 Cranston St
Cranston, RI 02920 United States
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Come to a traditional Victorian Tea that includes an informative and entertaining presentation by historical interpreter, Patricia Perry. Ms. Perry will present a delightful talk on what would be found in early laundry baskets including corsets, crinolines, long johns and shirt fronts. On display from own collection will be undergarments, linens and irons. Tickets are $30. Limited Seating. Please call (401) 944-9226 for more information. RSVP by March 23rd. Make checks payable to the Cranston Historical Society.

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The Catskills of CT: Jewish Summer Retreats Recalled at NHM

April 2 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
New Haven Museum, 114 Whitney Ave
New Haven, CT 06510 United States
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From the late 1800s through the early 20th century, Jewish urban workers and their families came to Connecticut farms as summer boarders looking for rest and relaxation in the countryside. Over time, many Jewish farmers developed thriving resorts in Colchester, Moodus, Lebanon and East Haddam. Ken Simon, filmmaker and historian of Connecticut’s ethnic resorts, will examine the phenomena that created “The Catskills of Connecticut” on Sunday, April 2, at 2 p.m. at the New Haven Museum, 114 Whitney Ave., New…

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Lunchtime Poetry Discussion: Fanny as Muse

April 5 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Join us in celebrating both National Poetry Month and Fanny Longfellow's 200th birthday by reading and discussing poems inspired by her.

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Book Talk: Living the World War

April 5 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Maine Historical Society, 489 Congress St
Portland, ME 04101 United States
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Join us as professor Donald Zillman discusses his book, Living the World War: A Weekly Exploration of the American Experience. More info coming soon – please check back! Free for MHS Members; $5 general admission.

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Toast the Trailblazers! Essex Heritage’s 20th Anniversary Gala

April 5 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Peabody Essex Museum, 161 Essex St
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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We’re 20! 2016 marks the 20th anniversary of the Essex National Heritage Area. Join us in celebrating all of the incredible partners and friends that we’ve spent the last two decades working with to preserve and enhance the significant historical, cultural, and natural places that make the Essex National Heritage Area like nowhere else. Together, our trailblazing accomplishments improve our quality of life, support the regional economy, and create an even brighter future for all of Essex County. Help Essex…

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Paul Revere’s Ride: A New Look at an Old Story

April 5 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Norwich Congregational Church, UCC, 15 Church St
Norwich, VT 05055 United States
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Pulitzer Prize-winning historian David Hackett Fischer looks at what actually happened the night of April 18, 1775, and examines the character and actions of Paul Revere, a far more complex man than the myth suggests. Part of our First Wednesdays free lecture series. Learn more: http://bit.ly/revereride-apr17

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Fashionable Fairfield

April 6 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Fairfield Museum and History Center, 370 Beach Rd
Fairfield, CT 06824 United States
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Culture, fashion, lunch and wine with friends! Bring your friends and see how the fashions of the 1960s & 1970s still influence fashion today. Jennifer Butler will show her latest collection! Generously sponsored by Pascale Communications and Coreen’s Bridge Floral Shop. VENU Magazine is the proud media sponsor.

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Lunch & Learn at Plimoth with Anne Barry Jolles

April 6 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Plimoth Plantation, 137 Warren Ave
Plymouth, MA 02360 United States
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Bag your lunch and join our monthly lecture series featuring outstanding speakers on fascinating topics! Free for museum members; $8 for those who aren't yet members! ANNE BARRY JOLLES Embrace the possibilities of Spring! Plimoth Plantation welcomes international award-winning author, life coach and TEDx speaker Anne Barry Jolles. Based on her bestselling book, Grace Trail: Find Your Footing and Move toward the Life You Were Meant to Live, this interactive and experiential session includes stories, metaphors, humor and education about…

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“Perspectives on the Germania Musical Society” with the Newport String Project and Dr. Brian Knoth

April 6 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Colony House, Washington Sqaure
Newport, RI 02840 United States
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Described by some scholars as the “first professional orchestra” in the US, the Germania Musical Society toured nationally with the most celebrated virtuosi of the era and played a particularly vibrant role in the cultural landscape of Newport, where they resided each summer during their existence as a touring ensemble. On Thursday, April 6th, at 5:30 pm the Newport Historical Society will present “Perspectives on the Germania Musical Society”, a unique collaboration with the Newport String Project and Dr. Brian…

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“Perspectives on the Germania Musical Society”

April 6 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Old Colony House, 82 Touro St
Newport, RI 02840 United States
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Described by some scholars as the “first professional orchestra” in the US, the Germania Musical Society toured nationally with the most celebrated virtuosi of the era and played a particularly vibrant role in the cultural landscape of Newport, where they resided each summer during their existence as a touring ensemble. On Thursday, April 6th, at 5:30 pm the Newport Historical Society will present “Perspectives on the Germania Musical Society”, a unique collaboration with the Newport String Project and Dr. Brian…

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Fighting on Two Fronts: The Puerto Rican Experience in WWI

April 6 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Hartford Public Library, 500 Main St
Hartford, CT 06103 United States
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Dr. Harry Franqui-Rivera of Bloomfield College, New Jersey will deliver a talk focusing on the experience of Puerto Ricans in the United States military in the 20th century, addressing issues of nation building, national identities, citizenship, military institutions and imperial-colonial relations. Veterans from the Hartford area and surrounding communities are invited to attend, share their experiences and contribute to program topics. Program will be bilingual (English & Spanish). __________________ Luchando en dos frentes: la experiencia puertorriqueña en la Primera Guerra…

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April SS@M – Aiport Update

April 8 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
New Hampshire Aviation Historical Society, 27 Navigator Rd
Londonderry, NH 03053 United States
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Airport personnel will update our attendees on the status of airport operations and projects at the Manchester Boston Regional Airport. Question and answer period to follow. Regular museum admission applies, with museum members free.

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It Really Happened in CT

April 8 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Witchcraft trials, a serial murderer who inspired a popular movie, and a bizarre vagabond who has fascinated people for over 150 years are three of the amazing yet true stories from the state’s past that historian Diana Ross McCain will discuss in the presentation organized around her books It Happened in Connecticut and Mysteries and Legends of New England. Ms. McCain spent 25 years working for the Connecticut Historical Society and is now a partner at Come Home to Connecticut,…

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The Lowells of Massachusetts Book Speak/Sign

April 8 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Harvard Coop, 1400 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02238 United States
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Nina Sankovitch discusses multigenerational biography of the Lowell family and signs copies of, THE LOWELLS OF MASSACHUSETTS

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Genealogy: Advanced Research & Database Skills

April 9 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Providence Public Library, 150 Empire St
Providence, RI 02903-3219 United States
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You’ve outlined the basics, your family tree is growing, and you’re looking to advance your research skills. This workshop will give you some tips to take you to the next level. You’ll learn about locating and using non-digital sources like manuscripts collections, property deeds and probate. You’ll identify secondary sources to expand your contextual research in order to understand the time and place in which your ancestor lived. You’ll review new options for keeping your research organized including online citation…

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The Lowell’s of Massachusetts

April 11 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Falmouth Museums on the Green, 65 Palmer Avenue
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The Lowells of Massachusetts were a remarkable family. They were settlers in the New World in the 1600s, revolutionaries creating a new nation in the 1700s, merchants and manufacturers building prosperity in the 1800s, and scientists and artists flourishing in the 1900s. For the first time, Nina Sankovitch tells the story of this fascinating and powerful dynasty in The Lowells of Massachusetts.

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Play Ball: America’s Favorite Pastime in Hartford

April 11 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Connecticut’s Old State House, 800 Main St
Hartford, CT 06103 United States
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Celebrate baseball’s return to Hartford on Tuesday, April 11 as Dr. Warren Goldstein, author of Playing for Keeps: A History of Early Baseball, discusses the surprisingly modern culture of early professional baseball and Hartford’s history with America’s favorite pastime. Following Dr. Goldstein’s talk, the General Manager of the Hartford Yard Goats Tim Restall and Play-by-Play Announcer for UConn, NBC Connecticut Sports Anchor and host of Joe D and Gresh on WTIC News/Talk 1080 Joe D’Ambrosio will step up to the…

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Curator Tour: World War I and the Maine Experience

April 12 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Maine Historical Society, 489 Congress St
Portland, ME 04101 United States
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Join MHS Director of Library Services Jamie Rice for an insider’s view of the creation of MHS’s exhibit, World War I and the Maine Experience. On view through June 4, 2017. Known as "The War to End All Wars", World War I ended nothing. 2017 marks the 100th Anniversary of American involvement in the first World War, and an opportunity to reflect on the tremendous impact it continues to have on American politics, society and culture. Our exhibition, World War…

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Building for a Gilded Age

April 12 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Brownell Library, 6 Lincoln St
Essex Junction, VT 05452 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. (Note special date.) Learn more: http://bit.ly/buildinggilded-apr17

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Dobbs Dishes on Diners at New Haven Museum

April 13 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
New Haven Museum, 114 Whitney Avenue.
New Haven, CT United States
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What accounts for our enduring affection for the all-American diner? Whether remembered as the site of a memorable first date, for regional fare on a cross-country trip, or as a go-to spot for “breakfast” after clubbing, the diner remains a source of national nostalgia and at the heart of popular roadside culture. In conjunction with the “Road Trip!” exhibit at the New Haven Museum, Christopher Dobbs—a diner aficionado and veteran administrator at several Connecticut museums—will present “The Architecture of the…

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Dobbs Dishes on Diners at New Haven Museum

April 13 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
New Haven Museum, 114 Whitney Avenue.
New Haven, CT United States
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What accounts for our enduring affection for the all-American diner? Whether remembered as the site of a memorable first date, for regional fare on a cross-country trip, or as a go-to spot for “breakfast” after clubbing, the diner remains a source of national nostalgia and at the heart of popular roadside culture. In conjunction with the “Road Trip!” exhibit at the New Haven Museum, Christopher Dobbs—a diner aficionado and veteran administrator at several Connecticut museums—will present “The Architecture of the…

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Your City Saturday: Hands-on History

April 15 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tsongas Industrial History Center, 115 John St
Lowell, MA 01852 United States
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We are kicking of April School PLAYCation week with a free, fun day exploring the Boott Cotton Mills Museum and the Tsongas Industrial History Center. Stop by the Tsongas Industrial History Center, located on the 3rd floor of the Boott Cotton Mills Museum, on Saturday, April 15th any time from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. for our monthly Your City Saturday event. Join Lowell National Historical Park and the Tsongas Industrial History Center for an afternoon of hands-on history! You…

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Hearthside Dinner

April 15 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Remick Country Doctor Museum and Farm, 58 Cleveland Hill Rd
Tamworth, NH 03886 United States
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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 the process of creating an authentic, seasonal farmstead meal. When the meal is ready, guests gather together at the hearth…

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Beer in the Garden: Historic Foodways

April 18 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Maine Historical Society, 489 Congress St
Portland, ME 04101 United States
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Join us for complimentary beer and snacks, a rare opportunity to enjoy our historic garden at night – complete with a fire pit! – and a chance to see some very special artifacts from our collections (inside our historic Brown Library). Our fifth Beer in the Garden event is Tuesday, April 18 on Historic Foodways. Free for MHS Members; $5 general admission. Apply your program fee to MHS membership! Beer in the Garden is sponsored by Shipyard Brewing Company.

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