Category Archives: Social history exhibits in Boston area

Social History Events in Greater Boston area this spring

This is just a handful of the many events going on at the living museums, historical societies, and repositories. Browse through their calendars to see what else is offered. Let me know about other events to be added. EXHIBITS Ongoing: … Continue reading

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Upcoming Social History Events in the Greater Boston area

Boston Historic Civil War Tours Ongoing throughout the summer–highly recommended by a friend of mine in her blog. Click here for more information. The Object of History: 18th Century Treasures from the Massachusetts Historical Society June 13 – September 7 … Continue reading

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Upcoming Social History/Genealogy Events

I gave a talk recently to the Falmouth Genealogical Society and afterwards one of the members came up and told me about her ancestors who were rope makers in the mid 1800s. She is learning all kinds of things about … Continue reading

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Upcoming history and genealogy events in Greater Boston

There are many upcoming history and genealogy events in the Greater Boston area. Here is a sampling: New England Historic Genealogical Society (click on the “Resources” tab and the “Programs” link) One Colonial Woman’s World: The Life and Writings of … Continue reading

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Mourning Jewelry Exhibit at Massachusetts Historical Society

When I was a child, my grandparents displayed several family artifacts in the den. An intricately woven watch chain made of human hair was both fascinating and a bit frightening to me. When my 2nd great grandfather Harry was in … Continue reading

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