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March 2018

The New East Boston Women’s Heritage Trail: Maria D’Itria

March 28, 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Winthrop Public Library, 2 Metcalf Sq
Winthrop, MA 02152 United States
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Come hear Maria D'Itria talk about a new trail in East Boston that has been developed and added to the Boston Women’s Heritage Trails. Some of the research for the trail was done at the Winthrop Public Library and by interviewing Winthrop residents. Since 1776 when Abigail Adams wrote "remember…

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Women in Public Art in Boston: A Talk by Mary Smoyer

March 29, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Loring Greenough House, 12 South Street
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
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Join us for a talk by local educator Mary Smoyer about six women honored with statues in Boston. Our evening will focus on Abigail Adams, Phillis Wheatley and Lucy Stone who are in the Boston Women’s Memorial. Mary’s lecture will close with a brief discussion of public art and the…

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April 2018

Women and Children First: The Remarkable Life of Dr. Susan Dimock

April 12, 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Women’s Studies Research Center at Brandeis University, Epstein Building, 515 South Street (across from the Brandeis-Roberts commuter rail stop)
Waltham, MA
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Author and historian Susan Wilson tells of the life of Dr. Susan Dimock of the New England Hospital for Women and Children as she broke the rules to which women of the mid-nineteenth century were “supposed to” adhere. Dr. Dimock became a healthcare pioneer earning a medical degree in Zurich…

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