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 Help us Celebrate over 30 years of Restoring Boston Women to History!
Boston by Foot honored Boston Women's Heritage Trail with their "Distinguished Friend of 2018" award, presented at their "Annual Awards Reception" on November 13, 2018. The award recognizes BWHT "for outstanding and distinguished support of Boston By Foot's mission, and collaboration in the … [Read more...] about Boston By Foot Awards BWHT “Distinguished Friend of 2018”
A hearty group of fans gathered to honor the 15th Anniversary of the Boston Women's Memorial on a chilly October 28, 2018. Festivities included messages from the sculptor of the Memorial, Meredith Bergmann, and from strong, consistent supporters of writing women into history. … [Read more...] about Boston Women’s Memorial 15th Anniversary Celebrated!
Meet seven remarkable women who visited and joined the Brook Farm utopian community (1841-1847) in West Roxbury, Mass. Then, consider the threads connecting their progressive social agenda and 19th century abolition and suffrage movements to 21st century issues of race and gender … [Read more...] about Shaping the Social Contract: Insights from Women of Brook Farm, Sunday, Nov 4, 2:00 pm
Fourth-grade students from the Mendell Elementary school fleshed out their curriculum on suffrage and women in Boston history with a field trip led by Boston Women's History Trail board members in June. One teacher who requested the field trip, Liana Manassah, said: "My 4th-grade class … [Read more...] about Students Walk with Women in History