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April 2021

Photo Scanning Days

April 3 @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM EDT
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An event every month that begins at 10:00 AM on day First of the month, repeating until June 5, 2021

Old Colony History Museum, 66 Church Green
Taunton, MA 02780 United States
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Free

Bring in your photos taken in the Taunton area (people, events, landmarks, holidays, and more) and let us scan them for our digital collection. We'll give you back the originals and your images will become a part of OCHM’s photographic record of our community. Please register via Eventbrite so we can ensure proper safety and social distancing measures.

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M is for Museum story time

April 6 @ 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM EDT
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An event every month that begins at 10:30 AM on day First of the month, repeating until June 1, 2021

Old Colony History Museum, 66 Church Green
Taunton, MA 02780 United States
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Free

M is for Museum is the OCHM’s initiative to encourage early literacy in our future historians by providing a sensory-friendly space for families to hear a story in our historic setting. Books will be middle-elementary level and families of all ages are welcome! Drop in on one, a few, or all our story times! Can't make it to the Museum? Stories will be read live on our Facebook page! To attend in person, please register via Eventbrite so we can…

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Book Talk: Jamaica Plain Through Time

April 7 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM EDT
Free

The Jamaica Plain Historical Society presents Boston historian Anthony M. Sammarco who will speak about his new photographic history of Jamaica Plain: Jamaica Plain Through Time. This fascinating book chronicles the neighborhood from the late nineteenth century through to the twenty-first century using contemporary photographs by Peter B. Kingman. Known in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries as the Jamaica End of Roxbury, the neighborhood of Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts, evolved from agrarian farmland into one of the more dynamic and inclusive…

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The Remarkable Photographs of Leon Abdalian

April 25 @ 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM EDT
Free

Join the Jamaica Plain Historical Society to learn about the photographer Leon Hampartzoum Abdalian. Leon was born in 1884 in what was Cilician Armenia, then located in the Ottoman Empire (now modern Turkey). He migrated with his family to the United States in April of 1896 and they eventually settled in Jamaica Plain. It is believed that he was largely self-taught as a photographer. For most of the time he was photographing (1913 -1967) he also worked full-time as a…

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May 2021

Photo Scanning Days

May 1 @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM EDT
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 10:00 AM on day First of the month, repeating until June 5, 2021

Old Colony History Museum, 66 Church Green
Taunton, MA 02780 United States
View on Google Maps
Free

Bring in your photos taken in the Taunton area (people, events, landmarks, holidays, and more) and let us scan them for our digital collection. We'll give you back the originals and your images will become a part of OCHM’s photographic record of our community. Please register via Eventbrite so we can ensure proper safety and social distancing measures.

Find out more »

M is for Museum story time

May 4 @ 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM EDT
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 10:30 AM on day First of the month, repeating until June 1, 2021

Old Colony History Museum, 66 Church Green
Taunton, MA 02780 United States
View on Google Maps
Free

M is for Museum is the OCHM’s initiative to encourage early literacy in our future historians by providing a sensory-friendly space for families to hear a story in our historic setting. Books will be middle-elementary level and families of all ages are welcome! Drop in on one, a few, or all our story times! Can't make it to the Museum? Stories will be read live on our Facebook page! To attend in person, please register via Eventbrite so we can…

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OCHM After Hours @ Home

May 20 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM EDT
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One event on May 20, 2021 at 7:00 PM

Old Colony History Museum, 66 Church Green
Taunton, MA 02780 United States
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Free

Put on your comfy pants, grab a drink, and join us for a virtual game night from the comfort of your home! Register via Eventbrite to receive all the details on what we'll be playing that month and how to participate from home!

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Book Talk: Boston’s Oldest Buildings and Where to Find Them

May 25 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM EDT
Free

Just in time for Preservation Month, the Jamaica Plain Historical Society welcomes our City Archaeologist Joe Bagley who will talk about his new book Boston’s Oldest Buildings and Where to Find Them. Several of the 50 locations featured in the book are in Jamaica Plain. The fifty buildings featured in this book all pre-date 1800 and illustrate Boston’s early history. Beginning with a map of the buildings’ locations and an overview of the historic preservation movement in Boston, the book…

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June 2021

M is for Museum story time

June 1 @ 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM EDT
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 10:30 AM on day First of the month, repeating until June 1, 2021

Old Colony History Museum, 66 Church Green
Taunton, MA 02780 United States
View on Google Maps
Free

M is for Museum is the OCHM’s initiative to encourage early literacy in our future historians by providing a sensory-friendly space for families to hear a story in our historic setting. Books will be middle-elementary level and families of all ages are welcome! Drop in on one, a few, or all our story times! Can't make it to the Museum? Stories will be read live on our Facebook page! To attend in person, please register via Eventbrite so we can…

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Photo Scanning Days

June 5 @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM EDT
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 10:00 AM on day First of the month, repeating until June 5, 2021

Old Colony History Museum, 66 Church Green
Taunton, MA 02780 United States
View on Google Maps
Free

Bring in your photos taken in the Taunton area (people, events, landmarks, holidays, and more) and let us scan them for our digital collection. We'll give you back the originals and your images will become a part of OCHM’s photographic record of our community. Please register via Eventbrite so we can ensure proper safety and social distancing measures.

Find out more »

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