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
Abigail Adams' contemporary friends and relatives were brought to life by Boston Women Heritage Trail board members at a recent event at the Thomas Crane Library in Quincy, MA. Dressed in period costumes and using scripts based on actual correspondence with Abigail, the actors portrayed: … [Read more...] about Voices from Abigail’s Past Heard in BWHT event
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!
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”