Click HERE to watch this video of a fascinating conversation with Meredith Bergmann, sculptor of the Boston Women’s Memorial and the recently completed Women’s Rights Pioneers Monument in Central Park, New York City. Meredith discusses her work and how the monuments came to be during a recent … [Read more...] about Conversation with Meredith Bergmann, Sculptor of 2 Women’s Monuments [VIDEO]
To watch the 4-minute video, click ---> Virtual Tour of Highlights of Boston Women's Heritage Trails Online Guided Tour of highlights from our trails We are delighted to announce that the City of Boston Mayor’s Office of Tourism, Sports and Entertainment has filmed and posted a video of the … [Read more...] about Take a Virtual Tour of BWHT Highlights! [VIDEO short]
Abigail Adams, Lucy Stone and Phillis Wheatley are heeding the advice of Mayor Walsh and the CDC by wearing face masks in public. They are also, as always, maintaining safe social distance. You can go and visit them though! Go to 256 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, and look for them on the … [Read more...] about Women of Boston Women’s Memorial Follow CDC Advisory!
DUE TO THE PANDEMIC, THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED. 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, … [Read more...] about CANCELED*** Final Farewell: Five Women Pay Tribute to Abigail Adams, July 11, 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 Postponed until Fall
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