Milton Historical Society Program Calendar
Sunday, September 8, 2019 (1-3 pm) Suffolk Resolves Open House, 1370 Canton Ave. in honor of Suffolk Resolves Day. Reenactor Michael LePage will portray Paul Revere who carried the Suffolk Resolves, which are regarded as the earliest organized demonstration for American Independence, to the First Continental Congress. Reenactor Gail Hamel will share what life was like from a woman’s perspective during the Revolution. Dress historian Nancy McCarthy will lead an interactive demonstration of colonial laundry techniques. Light refreshments.
Thursday, November 7, 2019 (7 pm) DCR Archaeologist Ellen Berkland’s informative talk on The First People of the Blue Hills. The Blue Hills is the ancestral home of the Massachusett people, the “people of the Blue Hills” for whom the Commonwealth is named. The First People have thrived through dramatic environmental changes and created an enduring legacy which continues today. Held in the Keys Room at the Milton Public Library. Light Refreshments.
Thursday, November 21, 2019 (7 pm) Kenneth Turino of Historic NE shares The Spirit of Christmas Past: Four Centuries of Christmas in New England. Illustrated lecture tells the story of how Christmas was transformed from a rowdy celebration. Learn how Christmas trees became popular, halls were decked, and Santa Claus came to town. Held in the Keys Room at Milton Public Library. Light refreshments.
Sunday, December 8, 2019 (1-3 pm) Suffolk Resolves Holiday Open House, 1370 Canton Ave. The house will be festively decorated for the holidays. Punch and holiday cookies will be served.
Check www.miltonhistoricalsociety.org and newspapers as events get closer for more details.
HISTORIC MAPS OF MILTON EXHIBIT – 2nd floor Milton Public Library