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June 2017

Charles Sumner and Boston’s Revolutionary Tradition

June 7 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Old North Church & Historic Site, 193 Salem St
Boston, MA 02113 United States
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Charles Sumner is one of the most important but underappreciated figures of the nineteenth century. One of America’s greatest senators, he was instrumental in ending slavery and attacking segregation. His civil rights bill became the blueprint for the 1964 Civil Rights Act. orn and raised in Boston’s black community in Beacon Hill, he became a close friend of many of the city’s black and white intellectual families. Professor Stauffer’s talk will focus on Sumner’s friendships with Henry Wadsworth, Longfellow, William…

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1917 Exhibit Opening

June 8 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Monadnock Center for History and Culture, 19 Grove St, POBox 58
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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Step back to the year 1917 in a new exhibit at the Monadnock Center for History and Culture. 1917 will open on Thursday, June 7 from 5 to 6:30 p.m. with a free reception open to the public. Light refreshments will be served. With the U.S. entering the Great War, 1917 brought many changes to the lives of everyday people in New Hampshire. The home front was tasked with conserving food and fuel and investing in Liberty bonds to finance…

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The Lowells of Massachusetts

June 8 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore, 413 Main Street
Middletown, CT United States
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Author Nina Sankovitch discusses The Lowells of Massachusetts: An American Family shares the fascinating story of the Lowells, one of the most influential families in the history of the United States.

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Salem’s Trials Symposium

June 10 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Salem State University Marsh Hall, Salem, MA 01970 United States + Google Map

Movin’ Through History: A Celebration of Transportation

June 10 @ 9:30 am - June 11 @ 5:00 pm
Old Sturbridge Village, 1 Old Sturbridge Village Rd
Sturbridge, MA 01566 United States
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This year Old Sturbridge Village is saluting the history of transportation in New England. Beginning with the Village’s annual antique car rally, more than 100 automobiles from 1946 and earlier will be displayed on the Village’s common. There will be an assortment of pre-1946 cars representing a variety of makes and models including steam engine cars. In addition, two dozen historical bicycles and their riders will travel through the Village, along with horse-drawn carriages. Throughout the weekend, guests can purchase…

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Gaspee Days Parade

June 10 @ 10:00 am
Naraganset Parkway, Warwick, RI 02888 United States + Google Map

Digitization Day: CT Latinos in WWI

June 10 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Hartford History Center, 500 Main St
Hartford, CT 06103 United States
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Trained digitization and recording specialists will digitize photographs, memorabilia, and record interviews of Connecticut-based Latino WWI veterans and/or their families for the digital collection of the Connecticut State Library. Spanish and English speakers will be available. Especialistas entrenados en digitalización y grabación digitalizarán objetos y fotografías y grabarán entrevistas de veteranos latinos/as de WWI, residentes de Connecticut, o/y su familia para la colección digital de la Biblioteca Estatal de Connecticut. Habrán asistentes que hablan español e ingles. Learn more about…

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Connecticut Open House Day

June 10 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
The Barnum Museum, 820 Main St
Bridgeport, CT 06604 United States
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Sponsored by the Connecticut Office of Tourism, the 13th annual Connecticut Open House Day will celebrate Connecticut’ s finest arts, culture, heritage and entertainment attractions. The one-day statewide event is designed to showcase Connecticut’ s Museum’ s, Zoo, Aquariums and Science centers, inviting residents them to discover – and rediscover –the wonderful array of opportunities in our own backyard. The Barnum Museum opens its doors to Connecticut explorers and invites you to take a fulfilled guided tour of the remarkable…

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Secrets of the Veeder House Tour

June 10 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Connecticut Historical Society, 1 Elizabeth St
Hartford, CT 06105 United States
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When Asylum Avenue still passed through cow pastures, Curtis Veeder built a grand home with an elevator, central vacuum, and even an indoor car wash. This special tour highlights features of the 1928 house that is now the Connecticut Historical Society that are not regularly accessible to the public. Come unlock the secrets of the Veeder House and learn more about the historic house and the history of its West End neighborhood. Tours last approximately 45 minutes and are appropriate…

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CT Open House Day: Puppets to Perform “Underground”

June 10 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Greenwich Historical Society, 39 Strickland Rd
Cos Cob, CT 06807 United States
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This year’s CT Open House program will feature The Doubtful Sprout, a performance by Liz Joyce and A Couple of Puppets. Using multiple puppetry styles, projections and songs, the story unfolds as we tunnel down through the soil with Worm and Sprout to explore the mysterious world beneath our feet and to “get the dirt” on what helps Sprout grow. An accomplished puppeteer, fine artist and educator, Liz Joyce writes, directs and performs a growing repertoire of works for audiences…

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Captain & Lady Macpheadris invite you to a costume tea

June 10 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The Warner House, 150 Daniel St
Portsmouth, NH 03802 United States
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Captain Archibald and Lady Sarah Wentworth Macpheadris invite you to join them for an afternoon entertainment celebrating the ongoing 300th anniversary of the construction of their grand house, on June 10, 2017 from 12:00 to 3:00. To commemorate this event, we have set the principal rooms at a gastronomic moment in history—evening dining from 1720s-1910s —business repasts of the early and late 18th century—even a nineteenth century children’s hour! To enhance your experience, garments laden with stories—such as ladies shoes…

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Colonial Encampment

June 10 @ 1:00 pm
Pawtuxet Memorial Park, 100 Harrison Ave
Warwick, RI 02888 United States
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Take a walk thru colonial life after the Gaspee Days Parade. The Pawtuxet Rangers R.I.M. along with other colonial groups offer a peek into life in 1772

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“Soft Words are Like Roses”: Poetry Writing Workshop

June 10 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

After attending John Stauffer’s lecture on Charles Sumner and Henry Wadsworth Longfellow at Old North Church & Historic Site, join us for an afternoon of poetry writing and exercise your own talents! To begin, a Park Ranger will discuss a few of the people, places, and ideas that inspired the author of Paul Revere’s Ride to craft some of his famous works, as well as some which have receded into history. Then it will be your turn to create your…

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Reasons for American Revolution Talk

June 11 @ 2:00 am - 3:30 pm
Hubbardton Battlefield State Historic Site, 5696 Monument Hill Road
Hubbardton, VT 05735 United States
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Historian and site interpreter Paul Andriscin presents an illustrated talk on the reasons for the American Revolution. Why this dramatic action?  Following is a short film by the Warner’s Regiment of reenactors. Part of Vermont Days Weekend, when Vermont State Historic Sites offer free admission.

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Sunday in the Park

June 11 @ 11:00 am
Pawtuxet Memorial Park, 100 Harrison Ave
Warwick, RI 02888 United States
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Bring a chair and a picnic! Join the Gaspee Days Committee for an afternoon of music.

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P.T. Barnum Presents the Divine Jenny Lind!

June 11 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Barnum Museum, 820 Main St
Bridgeport, CT 06604 United States
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Join us as Kathleen Maher, Executive Director of the Barnum Museum, highlights the amazing story of one of the most successful collaborations in musical history! Barnum created a musical and cultural sensation of singer Jenny Lind, whom he paid an unprecedented thousand dollars a night (some $30,000 in today’s dollars) to tour America in the early 1850’s. The “Swedish Nightingale” was then unknown in the United States, but thanks to Barnum’s promotion the singer – lauded for her wholesomeness and…

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Julie Seton to Speak on Her Celebrated Grandfather

June 11 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Greenwich Historical Society, 39 Strickland Rd
Cos Cob, CT 06807 United States
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Ernest Thompson Seton is known as a co-founder of the Boy Scouts of America, but he was also a world renown artist-naturalist, nature writer, advocate of First Tribes, and founder or co-founder of other organizations that emphasize nature study, campcraft and character development. He was a man ahead of his time. This talk by Julie Seton will touch on the highlights of his life with special attention to how his Greenwich, CT estate, called Wyndygoul, was instrumental in shaping these…

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Burning of the H.M.S. Gaspee

June 11 @ 4:00 pm
Pawtuxet Memorial Park, 100 Harrison Ave
Warwick, RI 02888 United States
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Join us for a symbolic burning of the H.M.S. Gaspee.

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The Great War: Danbury Answers The Call

June 12 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Danbury Museum & Historical Society, 43 Main St
Danbury, CT 06810 United States
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Our next major exhibit at The Danbury Museum focuses on World War I and Danbury's contributions at home and abroad. Sponsored by local businesses, 1 Kennedy Flats and Leahy’s Fuels, the exhibit focuses on the contributions of Danbury citizens at home and abroad during World War I. All branches of service will be recognized and some of the topics covered include; Sacrifices on the Homefront, The Mallory War Garden, the role of Danbury Hat Factories, and the Old 8th Company.…

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Learn about 3 Museums on the NH Heritage Museum Trail

June 13 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wright Museum of World War II, 77 Center St
Wolfeboro, NH 03894 United States
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The NH Heritage Museum Trail The Remick Country Doctor Museum and Farm; The American Independence Museum; and The Millyard Museum. The New Hampshire Heritage Trail consists of 17 NH Museums, from the seacoast to the mountains between Portsmouth and Plymouth. The diversity within the Trail is astounding, ranging from farm and aviation museums to museums focusing on a submarine and Lake Winnipesauke. Between them, the Trail Museums had over 225,000 visitors in 2016. In this presentation, staff from three of…

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Early Vermont Lighting History and Technology

June 15 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Vermont Historical Society Museum, 109 State St
Montpelier, VT 05602 United States
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Early American Lighting is a fascinating field of study for people interested in antiques, Early American decorating, and the history of science and technology. Vermont is uniquely situated to represent not only the well-known British Tradition New England lighting, but until 1763, it represented the bewildering array of French/Continental lamps and candleholders that would have appeared in the marine, military and mission cabin interiors in New France. Join Prof. Frederick Wiseman as he shares slides, stories and historic examples of…

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The Great War: Danbury Answers The Call

June 16 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Danbury Museum & Historical Society, 43 Main St
Danbury, CT 06810 United States
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Our new exhibit at The Danbury Museum focuses on World War I and Danbury's contributions at home and abroad. Sponsored by our friends from 1 Kennedy Flats and Leahy’s Fuels, the exhibit focuses on the contributions of Danbury citizens at home and abroad during World War I. All branches of service will be recognized and some of the topics covered include; Sacrifices on the Homefront, The Mallory War Garden, the role of Danbury Hat Factories, and the Old 8th Company.…

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Shelburne Museum Classic Auto Festival

June 16 @ 10:00 am - June 18 @ 5:00 pm
Shelburne Museum, 6000 Shelburne Rd
Shelburne, VT 05482 United States
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What would your Father Drive? Vermont Auto enthusiasts and Shelburne Museum celebrate the 5oth anniversary of an iconic American automobile, the Chevrolet Camaro. Enjoy vintage cars, hands-on activities for all ages, talks, and more. 2017 Auto Festival Family Activities Saturday, June 17th, 11:00 a.m. -3:00 p.m. Webby’s Art Studio: Create your own Auto Show souvenir keychain at Pizzagalli Center Classroom. Saturday, June 17th & Sunday June 18th, 11:00 a.m. -3:00 p.m. Transportation Scavenger Hunt: All things transportation! Come explore the…

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World War I Free Film Series at the Danbury Museum

June 16 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Danbury Museum & Historical Society, 43 Main St
Danbury, CT 06810 United States
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Join us for a free screening of WINGS, winner of the 1929 Oscar for Best Picture! Two young men, one rich, one middle class, who are in love with the same woman, become fighter pilots in World War I. Starring Gary Cooper and Clara Bow.

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An Evening for Education

June 16 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Royall House & Slave Quarters, 15 George St
Medford, MA 02155 United States
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Please join us for this special benefit event that will include the opening of the new “Enslavement to Freedom” exhibit, sample activities from our school field trip programs, demonstrations of the clock-wound spit jack in the mansion, and brief tours of our museum’s buildings and landscaped grounds. Light refreshments. All proceeds will benefit our museum’s school programs. Tickets are $20 for members and their guests, $30 for all others, and can be purchased in advance on our website, or at…

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June Shipbuilding Odyssey

June 17 @ 10:00 am - June 18 @ 1:30 pm
Brick Store Museum, 117 Main St
Kennebunk, ME 04043 United States
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In a program exclusive to the Brick Store Museum, visitors are invited to learn about the Kennebunks’ shipbuilding era. The “Shipbuilding Odyssey” begins at the Museum’s Program Center at 4 Dane Street with a brief illustrated look at what life was like in the Kennebunks’ many 19th-century shipyards. Guests then embark on a special, narrated trolley excursion stopping at various historic locations associated with shipbuilding along the Kennebunk River in the 1800s, including the sites of the former Bourne &…

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Grand Opening of Into the Lantern: A Lighthouse Experience

June 17 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Maine Maritime Museum – Bath, ME, 243 Washington St
Bath, ME 04530 United States
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Join Maine Maritime Museum as we celebrate the opening of our latest permanent exhibit Into the Lantern: A Lighthouse Experience. This exhibit is the first of its kind, utilizing time-lapsed video projections that change with the weather and seasons to replicate the experience of standing high atop a lighthouse. Visit representatives from numerous Maine lighthouse organizations who will be on hand, plus, the museum will offer discounted cruises and lots of lighthouse-themed games and activities for the kids. We’ll end…

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Liberty & Union Walking Tour

June 17 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Old Colony History Museum, 66 Church Grn
Taunton, MA 02780 United States
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Join us for a free, one-hour guided tour of Historic Downtown Taunton. Our one-mile walking tour highlights some of the important architectural, cultural, and commercial sites between Church Green and Taunton Green. A great way to learn about the city, from its earliest days through the present, these tours are the third Saturday of every month from May-October. For more:  http://www.oldcolonyhistorymuseum.org/

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Esmond Mills Display

June 17 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Smith-Appleby House Museum, 220 Stillwater Rd
Smithfield, RI 02917 United States
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http://smithapplebyhouse.org/event/history-of-the-esmond-mills-display/

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French Settlement Afternoon

June 17 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Chimney Point State Historic Site, Addison, VT, 7305 VT Route 125
Addison, VT 05491 United States
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Joseph-André Senécal, noted expert on Chimney Point’s 1731 fort and French history, offers an afternoon of exploration of the French domestic settlement of the Chimney Point area from the 1730s to 1759. Bring lunch to enjoy before the start. Afternoon will include discussions, looking at copies of period documents, studying models, and walking the grounds. Experience not to be missed. Included with admission ($5.00 for adults, free for children under 15)

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World War II Rhode Island

June 17 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Kingston Free Library, 2605 Kingstown Rd
Kingston, RI 02881 United States
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Christian McBurney will give the first lecture on his new book World War II Rhode Island. The state’s contribution to World War II vastly exceeded its small size. They included the Northeast’s largest naval air station at Quonset Point (with key support at Charlestown); a special, top-secret German POW camp was based in Narragansett; and civilians, including for the first time many women, did their part by manufacturing military equipment and warships. The talk will start with the scare of…

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Plein Air Drawing Workshop

June 17 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join Endicott College art instructor, Jim Chisholm, for a workshop on drawing outside, inspired by Fanny Longfellow's landscape sketeches. Basic drawing supplies and stools will be provided, but feel free to bring your favorite medium. RSVP Required. Let us know via Facebook, call (617) 876-4491 or email reservationsat105@gmail.com. Meet in the Carriage House and be ready to spend most of the session outside in the Longfellow landscape. Check out Jim's website!: http://www.jamesrchisholm.com/about-the-artist/

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A Walk Through Lynn: Annette Sykes

June 17 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Lynn Museum, 590 Washington St
Lynn, MA 01901 United States
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Join us for the opening reception of "A Walk Through Lynn:" by Annette Sykes featuring paintings and drawings of Lynn, MA. From Lynn Shore Drive to Lynn Woods From Goldfish Pond to Central Square From the Lynnway to High Rock Tower This show will run until July 14th.

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New Hampshire’s 229th Birthday

June 18 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Strawbery Banke Museum, 14 Hancock St
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States
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Celebrate New Hampshire history by remembering 400 years of American history in this Portsmouth waterfront neighborhood. Celebrate on Father's Day June 18 (June 21 is New Hampshire's actual 229th birthday). NH residents receive free admission (ID required.)

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Fathers Day Discount!

June 18 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Seashore Trolley Museum, 195 Log Cabin Rd
Kennebunkport, ME 04046 United States
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Free admission today for Fathers accompanied by their child.

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Battlefield Military Road Hike

June 18 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Hubbardton Battlefield State Historic Site, Hubbardton, VT, 5696 Monument Hill Road
Hubbardton, VT United States
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Take a guided hike to explore a Hubbardton section of the 1776-77 military road that ran from Mount Independence through Hubbardton and on to Rutland. Site interpreter Bob Franzoni is your guide. Wear your boots, one section is wet. National Trails Day hike. Meet at the Hubbardton Battlefield State Historic Site visitor center. $3.00 for adults, free for children under 15 (included with regular admission).

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Cambridge Open Archives: Living & Dying in Cambridge

June 20 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

This year, seven archives, special collections, and collecting institutions in Cambridge will open their doors to the public to showcase some of their most interesting materials -- and the tales that go along with them. On June 20th, Open Archives at Longfellow House-Washington's Headquarters NHS will feature stories of three "great events" from our archives - Charley Longfellow's christening, Anne Allegra Longfellow's marriage to Joseph Thorp, and Fanny Longfellow's death - along with some scenes of everyday life in between.…

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Beer in the Garden: Privateers

June 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 at night, and a chance to see some very special artifacts from our collections! Free for MHS Members; $5 general admission. RSVP not required – drop in any time! Apply your program fee to MHS membership! Beer in the Garden is sponsored by Shipyard Brewing Company.

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Women Soldies of the American Civil War

June 20 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wright Museum of World War II, 77 Center St
Wolfeboro, NH 03894 United States
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“Women Soldiers of the American Civil War” Presented by Professor Sarah Batterson Throughout history, women have participated in war efforts not only at home but also on the battlefield as well. Women have always played important roles in army camps: from nursing, to laundry, food service, and, of course, prostitution. For a small but significant number of women, war not only brought them into battle, it motivated them to disguise themselves as men and take up the musket and sword.…

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Theodore Roosevelt: Perspectives from the Home Front

June 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
New Hampshire Telephone Museum, One Depot St - Main Entrance
Warner, NH 03278 United States
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There is no question that Theodore Roosevelt was one of the most fascinating, charismatic figures in our history. Dwight Wilder brings him to life in this presentation, highlighting his many facets, interests, enthusiasms, and accomplishments. He acquaints his audience with Roosevelt's engaging personality - outgoing, ebullient, energetic, and curious about so many things. In addition to learning about this remarkable man, you will hear his thoughts on World War 1 as well as some interesting telephone-related anecdotes from days gone…

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Garrison Weekend

June 24 @ 10:00 am - June 25 @ 3:00 pm
The Fort at No. 4, 267 Springfield Rd
Charlestown, NH 05143 United States
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Various activities at various areas of the museum

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Esmond Mills Display

June 24 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Smith-Appleby House Museum, 220 Stillwater Rd
Smithfield, RI 02917 United States
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$3 per person donation

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Exhibition Tour: Cabinetmaking in Early 19th Century New England

June 24 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Old Sturbridge Village, 1 Old Sturbridge Village Rd
Sturbridge, MA 01566 United States
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From coffins and chairs to clock cases and chests of drawers, cabinetmakers produced a wide variety of objects, both every-day and exceptional, using a range of techniques and tools. Join a member of the curatorial staff for a guided tour of the new exhibition highlighting the cabinetmaking trade, and hear about some of the interesting research finds recently discovered! Open to all visitors with regular daytime admission. Meet at the Cabinetmaking Exhibition.

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Ham Radio Field Days

June 24 @ 1:00 pm - June 25 @ 2:00 pm

This event is part of the annual Amateur Radio Service Field Days across the country. Members of the Addison County Amateur Radio Association will be here on Saturday, from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m., and Sunday, from 9:30 am to 2:00 pm. They will set up a simulated emergency station, and will be delighted to have visitors and talk about what they are doing. Visitors can observe the capabilities of ham radio and learn how to get your own FCC radio…

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Your City Saturday: Become a History Explorer

June 24 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tsongas Industrial History Center, 115 John St
Lowell, MA 01852 United States
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Join us at the Tsongas Industrial History Center for an afternoon of hands-on history!! Test water wheels and build a canal system in our water room. Learn how to weave on a loom and find out how cloth was made by hand. Visit and become a History Explorer! All are welcome. Drop in any time from1 p.m. to 4 p.m. The event is located on the 3rd floor of the Boott Cotton Mills Museum (115 John Street), with free parking…

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Hartford NAACP Celebrating 100 Yrs: Voices of Living Presidents

June 24 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Hartford History Center, 500 Main St
Hartford, CT 06103 United States
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The Greater Hartford NAACP is celebrating 100 years with a panel of its living presidents. Stories will be shared about its founding and how the NAACP has impacted the Greater Hartford region with its social justice work through the years. The Greater Hartford NAACP was founded in October 1917 when local leaders and national NAACP officers W.E.B. DuBois, Mary White Ovington, and James Weldon Johnson traveled from New York City to Hartford at the invitation of Mary Townsend Seymour, a…

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250th Anniversary Celebration Gen. William Hart House

June 25 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Gen. William Hart House, 350 Main St.
Old Saybrook, CT 06475 United States
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Ceremonies to commemorate the 250th anniversary of the Gen. William Hart House features an address by Ct. State Historian Walter Woodward, music by the U.S. Coast Guard Brass Quintet, and an American Revolution encampment and area fife and drum corps.  Exhibit Gallery opens with items highlighting early craftmanship and activities that occurred during the 250 years of the Hart House, a "house for the ages."   Program hours from 1: 00 p.m. -4:00 p.m.  Free admission.

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Bakers Island Light Station: En Plein Air

June 25 @ 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Essex National Heritage Area, 10 Federal St, Ste 12
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Spend 7.5 hours at beautiful Bakers Island Light Station, 10 acres on the north end of Bakers Island, Salem, MA! You can paint the historic buildings, the natural landscape along the trails, the magnificent rocky shoreline and the seascapes with the Misery Islands and the Beverly-Manchester coast. Only the summer cottage colony is private and off limits. The trip is $55 per person, or if your association wants to charter our boat for your group, there is a flat fee…

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History on Wheels: Free Bike Tour of Tod’s Point

June 25 @ 1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
Greenwich Historical Society, 39 Strickland Rd
Cos Cob, CT 06807 United States
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As a partner in the annual Experience the Sound even, the Greenwich Historical Society will once again team up with Greenwich Point Conservancy to provide a historical bike tour of Greenwich Point. The tour will stop at four locations with historical significance to the town and the park. Participants will meet at the first parking lot on the right after entering the park. As the group loops around the point they will stop to hear stories, take a closer look…

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Strawbery Banke: Historic Houses Open!

June 26 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until August 31, 2017
Strawbery Banke Museum, 14 Hancock St
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States
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  Strawbery Banke Museum, an outdoor living history museum, opens its historic houses and gardens for self-guided tours 7 days a week. Tickets are valid for TWO consecutive days. Strawbery Banke Museum, in the heart of historic downtown Portsmouth, New Hampshire, is a 10-acre outdoor history museum dedicated to bringing 300+ years of American history to life.  The Museum is a place for children, adults, multigenerational families and groups to gather to explore heritage gardens, historic buildings, crafts, preservation programs,…

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