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October 2021

FHC Virtual House Tour

October 16 @ 12:00 AM - October 17 @ 11:59 PM EDT
Framingham History Center, 3 Oak Street
Framingham, MA 01701 United States
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$20 – $35

After rave reviews in 2020, the Framingham History Center is taking their much-loved House Tour virtual once more! Together again with award winning filmmakers at MediaBoss, they are excited to announce that the Virtual House Tour will be back this fall. With over 700 views of our 2020 tour, they are looking forward to surpassing that number for 2021. This year, they will feature: - The historically significant 1787 Thomas Nixon Jr. house built by a Revolutionary War soldier for…

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Liberty & Union Walking Tour

October 16 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM EDT
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An event every month that begins at 11:00 AM on day Third of the month, repeating until October 16, 2021

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

Come walk the Liberty and Union Downtown Walking Tour! 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, rain or shine.  

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November 2021

M is for Museum story time

November 2 @ 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 December 7, 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! Books will be middle-elementary level with stations for coloring and Legos and fidget boxes available. Families of all ages are welcome! Drop by the Museum or watch from home on Facebook Live!

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“Murder & Mayhem in MetroWest Boston” Book Launch

November 4 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM EDT
Funded by Mass Humanities
Framingham History Center, 3 Oak Street
Framingham, MA 01701 United States
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Free

Presenters: Kevin A. Swope and James L. Parr Hybrid program MetroWest is known for its rolling farmland, winding rivers and quaint white churches facing green town commons. But looks can be deceiving. Tales from these small towns captured headlines and shocked readers across the state with lurid details of betrayal, cruelty, greed and murder. Nina Danforth, spurred on by love and jealousy, made a midnight call to the home of Andrew Emery in Framingham seeking revenge. The murder of spinster Mabel Page in Weston sent a…

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Photo Scanning Days

November 6 @ 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 December 4, 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.

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Abraham Lincoln: The Man behind the Marble with Harvard professor Nancy Koehn

November 17 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM EST
Free

Historian and Harvard professor Nancy Koehn will share Abraham Lincoln’s leadership journey. This program is sponsored by Mass Humanities Bridge Street Grant.

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December 2021

Lunch & Learn 400 Years Ago: A Look Back at Winter 1621

December 2 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EST
Funded by Mass Humanities
Plimoth Patuxet Museums, 137 Warren Ave
Plymouth, 02360
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Free

This program is supported by a grant from the Bridge Street Fund, a special initiative of Mass Humanities. 2021 marks the anniversary of the famous event known as the First Thanksgiving. As the year progresses join Plimoth Patuxet Museums’ Deputy Executive Director and Chief Historian, Richard Pickering, in a series of Lunch & Learn lectures as he chronicles the Pilgrims' first year in New England. This month's focus will be Winter 1621. Not long after the First Thanksgiving the Fortune…

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Photo Scanning Days

December 4 @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM EST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 10:00 AM on day First of the month, repeating until December 4, 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.

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M is for Museum story time

December 7 @ 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM EST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 10:30 AM on day First of the month, repeating until December 7, 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! Books will be middle-elementary level with stations for coloring and Legos and fidget boxes available. Families of all ages are welcome! Drop by the Museum or watch from home on Facebook Live!

Find out more »

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