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Loring Greenough House
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
https://loring-greenough.org/
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May 2021

Walking Tour of Monument Square

May 22, 2021 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM EDT
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One event on July 10, 2021 at 11:00 AM

One event on August 28, 2021 at 11:00 AM

Loring Greenough House, Loring Greenough House
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
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Free

Join the Jamaica Plain Historical Society to tour a residential area that includes a National Historic District. View architecture that spans three centuries; the oldest community theater company in the United States; and an elegant 18th-century mansion that once served as the country’s first military hospital. Learn about the monument that commemorates fallen Civil War soldiers from West Roxbury and about Pauline Agassiz Shaw who established the class that became the model for free, public kindergarten education. We will visit…

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Walking Tour of Sumner Hill

May 29, 2021 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM EDT
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One event on July 17, 2021 at 11:00 AM

One event on September 4, 2021 at 11:00 AM

Loring Greenough House, Loring Greenough House
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
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Free

Join the Jamaica Plain Historical Society to learn more about Sumner Hill. Developed as a suburb by General William Hyslop Sumner in the mid-nineteenth century, this National Historic District includes one of the finest collections of Victorian houses in the area. The tour includes the ancestral home of the Dole Pineapple Company founder as well as the homes of progressives who were active as abolitionists and women suffragists. Please note: tours will be given based on the current COVID 19…

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July 2021

Walking Tour of Monument Square

July 10, 2021 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM EDT
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on July 10, 2021 at 11:00 AM

One event on August 28, 2021 at 11:00 AM

Loring Greenough House, Loring Greenough House
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
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Free

Join the Jamaica Plain Historical Society to tour a residential area that includes a National Historic District. View architecture that spans three centuries; the oldest community theater company in the United States; and an elegant 18th-century mansion that once served as the country’s first military hospital. Learn about the monument that commemorates fallen Civil War soldiers from West Roxbury and about Pauline Agassiz Shaw who established the class that became the model for free, public kindergarten education. We will visit…

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Walking Tour of Sumner Hill

July 17, 2021 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM EDT
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on July 17, 2021 at 11:00 AM

One event on September 4, 2021 at 11:00 AM

Loring Greenough House, Loring Greenough House
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
View on Google Maps
Free

Join the Jamaica Plain Historical Society to learn more about Sumner Hill. Developed as a suburb by General William Hyslop Sumner in the mid-nineteenth century, this National Historic District includes one of the finest collections of Victorian houses in the area. The tour includes the ancestral home of the Dole Pineapple Company founder as well as the homes of progressives who were active as abolitionists and women suffragists. Please note: tours will be given based on the current COVID 19…

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August 2021

Walking Tour of Monument Square

August 28, 2021 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM EDT
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on July 10, 2021 at 11:00 AM

One event on August 28, 2021 at 11:00 AM

Loring Greenough House, Loring Greenough House
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
View on Google Maps
Free

Join the Jamaica Plain Historical Society to tour a residential area that includes a National Historic District. View architecture that spans three centuries; the oldest community theater company in the United States; and an elegant 18th-century mansion that once served as the country’s first military hospital. Learn about the monument that commemorates fallen Civil War soldiers from West Roxbury and about Pauline Agassiz Shaw who established the class that became the model for free, public kindergarten education. We will visit…

Find out more »

September 2021

Walking Tour of Sumner Hill

September 4, 2021 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM EDT
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on July 17, 2021 at 11:00 AM

One event on September 4, 2021 at 11:00 AM

Loring Greenough House, Loring Greenough House
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
View on Google Maps
Free

Join the Jamaica Plain Historical Society to learn more about Sumner Hill. Developed as a suburb by General William Hyslop Sumner in the mid-nineteenth century, this National Historic District includes one of the finest collections of Victorian houses in the area. The tour includes the ancestral home of the Dole Pineapple Company founder as well as the homes of progressives who were active as abolitionists and women suffragists. Please note: tours will be given based on the current COVID 19…

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Exhibitions

Somerville Museum: Postcard Show & Sale

December 18, 2021 @ 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM EST
Somerville Museum, 1 Westwood Road
Somerville, 02143
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$5

Stock up on holiday gifts! Postcards for everyone! Thousands of cards! 4 top dealers! Are you a postcard collector looking for holiday gifts? Interested in local history? Come see! Browse vintage and historic postcards offered by 4 top dealers! Hundreds of categories with special attention to local towns and sites! Reserve your spot today or purchase tickets at the door. Penny Chronicles and the Stories They Tell is an exhibition about the history of Somerville through the vintage postcard. “Postcard Show…

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#PrideExtended

July 9, 2021 @ 6:45 PM - 8:30 PM EDT
Funded by Mass Humanities
Free

From Stonewall Inn in 1969 to the Trans Resistance March in Boston on June 12, 2021, Black trans women and non-binary people have led the vanguard on the path toward a true freedom- one that is intersectional and layered. But the Pride Movement has whitewashed both history and the present. #PrideExtended, an initiative founded by Mercedes Loving-Manley, is a benefit festival and mutual aid initiative highlighting Black trans and non-binary talent with live performances and film screenings. It honors Black…

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At The Waves’ Edges: A Cross-Generational Dialogue on Black Feminism: Part 1 and Part 2

June 26, 2021 @ 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM EDT
Free

This two-part program will be live streamed on June 12 and June 26, at 3pm through our Youtube Channel! Featuring Demita Frazier, Co-Founder of the Combahee River Collective “The fecundity and power of oceanic and fresh water meeting in the brackish wetlands of sweet grasses, that is us as Black women coming together.” -Demita Frazier (2021) At the confluence of the Combahee, history was made. Yet long since forming the name-sake radical socialist Black Feminist Combahee River Collective in Boston…

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At The Waves’ Edges, a Cross-Generational Dialogue on Black Feminism: Part 1

June 12, 2021 @ 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM EDT
Funded by Mass Humanities
Free

“The fecundity and power of oceanic and fresh water meeting in the brackish wetlands of sweet grasses, that is us as Black women coming together.”  -Demita Frazier (2021)   At the confluence of the Combahee, history was made. Yet long since forming the name-sake radical socialist Black Feminist Combahee River Collective in Boston in 1974 and co-publishing the landmark statement in 1977, Collective Co-Founder Demita Frazier remains eyes forward. And basic justice remains elusive. And capitalism’s chokehold tightens. And academic…

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Virtual Curator Talk: Art, Culture, and Adaptation with Elizabeth James Perry

October 15, 2020 @ 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM EDT
Funded by Mass Humanities
Zoom presentation/New Bedford Whaling Museum, 18 Johnny Cake Hill Rd.
New Bedford, MA 02740 United States
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Free

Join Aquinnah Wampanoag, whaling descendant, and marine scientist Elizabeth James Perry as she discusses her exhibition and how it connects to her family history, Wampanoag culture, and 400-years of environmental change and adaptation. In this hour-long interactive discussion, Elizabeth, along with the Museum’s Curator of Social History Dr. Akeia de Barros Gomes and other panelists, will share the importance of future generations taking an active role in exploring history, community connections, and awareness of and capacity for cultural adaptation to…

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