On Monday December 11 at the Boston Public Library in Copley Square, well over 150 people attended a discussion on how to achieve equity is commemorative monuments and memorials. The meeting, co-sponsored by the Boston Women’s Heritage Trail and Boston City Council President Michelle Wu, began … [Read more...] about Equity in Memorials Panel Calls for Audit
The year 2020 will mark the one hundredth anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution — guaranteeing the right of women to vote. The Commonwealth Museum is pleased to partner with the Women’s Suffrage Celebration Coalition of … [Read more...] about The Suffrage Centennial Display Panel Project
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!
Your browser does not support iframes. … [Read more...] about Comcast Newsmakers interviews BWHT board member Michelle Jenney