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Old Colony History Museum

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March 2017

Lecture- Dave Dixon’s The Lost Gettysburg Address

March 18 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Old Colony History Museum, 66 Church Grn
Taunton, MA 02780 United States
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David Dixon likes nothing more than spending hours dumpster-diving in archives and throughout cyberspace. Dixon earned his M.A. in history from the University of Massachusetts in 2003. He has published numerous articles in scholarly journals and magazines. Most focus on Black history and on Union sympathizers in the Civil War South. His short biography of U.S. and Confederate Congressman Augustus R. Wright appeared in The Georgia Historical Quarterly in 2010. He remains intrigued by the problem of defining “loyalty” in…

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May 2017

OCHM’s Birthday Party!

May 6 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Old Colony History Museum, 66 Church Grn
Taunton, MA 02780 United States
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Join us for our 164th birthday celebration! Enjoy lawn games and live entertainment, as well as food, drinks, and ice cream. This year we will host a Birthday Cake Baking Contest! Please enter your cake (or cupcakes!) using a favorite birthday cake recipe for judging to win a special prize and bragging rights.

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Liberty & Union Walking Tour

May 20 @ 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, May through October.

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June 2017

OCHM After Hours- Taunton Trivia

June 1 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Old Colony History Museum, 66 Church Grn
Taunton, MA 02780 United States
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Sip a Tauntini and test your general knowledge during a night of trivia inspired by Taunton. Winners will receive a special prize. OCHM After Hours is a program for young professionals (21 and older) looking for an evening for 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 variety of live music, hands-on art-making, food, beer, wine, cocktails and more! Each one will be different…

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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.

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