Celebrate the 200th birthday of Anna Greenough, a fascinating woman born at the Loring Greenough House. Sunday October 8 2:00 PM Loring Greenough House 2 South Street Jamaica Plain Speaker: Tillman Cooley, Ph.D., a geologist from Dallas, Texas. Born in North Carolina, Tillman is Anna’s … [Read more...] about The Life and Times of Anna Greenough
BWHT board members Maria D'Itria and Mary Rudder along with the fifth graders at the Harvard Kent School in Boston have created a new trail for East Boston and revised and enhanced the Charlestown trail highlighting the lives and contributions of the women in these neighborhoods. … [Read more...] about Two New Trails: East Boston and Charlestown
Across the country, musicians are readying performances of music by the great composer Amy Beach, in celebration of her 150th birthday (September 5). A New York Times article discusses her remarkable career, and notes that the lingering effects of sexism still keeps her work from getting the … [Read more...] about Happy Birthday, Amy Beach!
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The organizational records of the Boston Women's Heritage Trail are now part of the archive collection at the Arthur & Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America housed at Radcliffe College. On July 17, president of the board of BWHT, Maria D'Itria, and board members Linda … [Read more...] about BWHT Archives Donated to Schlesinger Library
Mayor Menino and his wife Angela were champions of the women and children of Boston. The mayor valued the city's partnership with the Boston Women's Heritage Trail, especially its work in the Boston Public Schools. Over the years, the mayor supported the Trail in ways both large and small. The … [Read more...] about Thank you, Mayor Thomas M. Menino