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
Boston Suffragists Celebrated as their Words Come Alive!
Lucy Stone, Julia Ward Howe, Clara Barton and other women from Boston who were active in the suffrage movement were brought alive on Saturday, March 30, by board members of the Boston Women's Heritage Trail and the Jamaica Plain Historical Society. The present-day Bostonians read from these … [Read more...] about Boston Suffragists Celebrated as their Words Come Alive!
Boston Suffragists: In Their Own Words, Sat, March 30, 1-3 pm
Come hear the words of women from Boston who were very active in the movement to gain the vote for women. Lucy Stone, Julia Ward Howe, Clara Barton and others gave speeches, wrote articles, and marched in parades during the almost seventy year struggle. At this event, present day Bostonians will … [Read more...] about Boston Suffragists: In Their Own Words, Sat, March 30, 1-3 pm
Boston Women’s Memorial 15th Anniversary Celebrated!
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!
Looking at Public Memorials through an Equity Lens
Monday, December 11, 2017 6:00 -7:30 PM Boston Public Library, Copley Square in the Commonwealth Salon Join Boston City Council President Michelle Wu and the Boston Women's Heritage Trail as we delve deeper into these timely and important questions: What is the current state of equal … [Read more...] about Looking at Public Memorials through an Equity Lens
Women in World War I: Sacrifice, Solidarity, Service
Panel Discussions and Readings Wednesday, November 8, 6:00 – 7:30 pm New England Historic Genealogical Society at NEHGS Library and Archives 99-101 Newbury Street, Boston, MA in partnership with the Jewish Heritage Center More … [Read more...] about Women in World War I: Sacrifice, Solidarity, Service