Humanities Event

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Saturday, September 22, 2018 10:00 AM11:30 AM
Discover what daily life was like in Boston from 1636 to 1686, as the first generations of English settlers and the natives they encountered shaped their surroundings. On this new walking tour from the Partnership of Historic Bostons, we'll step into the lives of the "Praying Indians" of the Massachusett and Nipmuc tribes, an extraordinarily pious currency-maker and his Pine Tree Shillings, and the first Black female homeowner in Boston. We'll learn about some of the pressing issues that had 17th-century Bostonians talking, and we'll even hear about an angry benefactor making trouble from beyond the grave! Join us to hear a long-forgotten period come to life, complete with the surprisingly diverse number of personalities adding color to the times.