Milton Historical Society Program Calendar
Saturday, January 12, 2019 (10 am) - Fire Side Chat at the Suffolk Resolves House, 1730 Canton Avenue, “The Milton story and some of its early residents" with historian Dennis ‘Mike’ Doyle. Mike will share interesting vignettes that demonstrate the importance of preserving the past. Chat will focus on how to utilize primary and secondary local and online resources. Reservations required. Limited capacity. Light refreshments. RSVP to EJPen@comcast.net or 617-698-0870.
Thursday, March 14, 2019 (7 pm) – Author Stephanie Schorow discusses her book “Inside the Combat Zone: The Stripped Down Story of Boston's Most Notorious Neighborhood.” Schorow shares stories of the former red light district, and introduces the players and tragedies behind this audacious social experiment, heralded across the nation as the solution to the pornography epidemic. Program will be held in the Keys Room at the Milton Public Library.
Sunday, April 14, 2019 (1-3 pm) - Suffolk Resolves Open House, 1370 Canton Avenue, in honor of Patriots Day. Colonial re-enactor Michael LePage will portray Dr. Joseph Warren who first gave utterance to the Suffolk Resolves on November 9, 1774 at the SRH. The Resolves led the way to American Independence. Light refreshments.
Thursday, May 23, 2019 - Annual Dinner at the Neighborhood Club of Quincy – “A visit with Isabella Stewart Gardner” Clad in period attire, re-enactor Jessa Piaia, will present a dramatic portrayal of Isabella as she candidly relates potentially scandalous episodes of her illustrious circle of family and friends and her travels to exotic lands. Invitations will be mailed to members.
Check www.miltonhistoricalsociety.org and newspapers as events get closer for more details.
Suffolk Resolves House Summer Hours
Sunday, June 9, 2019 (1-3 pm)
Sunday, July 14, 2019 (1-3pm)
Sunday, August 11, 2019 (1-3pm)
MHS EXHIBIT – 2nd floor Milton Public Library
In recognition of the 100th anniversary of World War I a selection of World War I posters and related items from the Society’s collection are on exhibit in the Milton History Gallery at the Library.