As part of Boston History Camp on Saturday, March 14, Boston Women’s Heritage Trail (BWHT) board members will dress in period costumes and portray five influential women in the life of Abigail Adams: her mother, Elizabeth Smith; her older sister, Mary Cranch; her daughter, Nabby Adams Smith; her … [Read more...] about Final Farewell: Five Women Pay Tribute to Abigail Adams, March 14, Boston History Camp
Foremothers of the Women's Suffrage Movement: The Women of Brook Farm and Contemporaries In recognition of the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment in 1920 granting women the right to vote, New Brook Farm and the Boston Women's Heritage Trail present a program of readings by the … [Read more...] about Foremothers of Women’s Suffrage Movement: Women of Brook Farm & Contemporaries, March 1
Sarah and Angelina Grimké received long overdue recognition recently when the newly reconstructed Dana Avenue Bridge in Hyde Park was renamed in their honor. The Grimké Sisters worked tirelessly for abolition and suffrage all their lives. The sisters lived in a house at the corner of Fairmount … [Read more...] about Grimke Sisters Honored with Bridge Naming in Hyde Park
Come hear all about Abigail Adams from actors portraying her contemporaries, Elizabeth Quincy Smith, her mother, Mary Smith Cranch, her sister, Nabby Adams Smith, her daughter, Louisa Caroline Johnson Adams, her daughter in law, and Mercy Otis Warren, a friend. All actors will be in period dress and … [Read more...] about The Final Farewell: Voices from Abigail’s Past
Boston Women’s Heritage Trail board member, Mary Smoyer, was recently dubbed an “amazing guide” by the North End Brownie Troop #72123 when she treated them to the BWHT North End walking tour. Taking the tour with Mary helped the Brownies complete their Step 4 - "Be a landmark detective" portion of … [Read more...] about Brownies Become Landmark Detectives on North End Tour
Since 1989, the Boston Women’s Heritage Trail (BWHT) has worked to restore women to their rightful place in the history of Boston and in the school curriculum by uncovering, chronicling, and disseminating information about the women who have made lasting contributions to the City of Boston. And … [Read more...] about Donate to Support 30+ years of Restoring Boston Women to History!