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Milton Historical Society Program Calendar

Saturday, January 20, 2018 (10-11 am) Fireside Chat at the Suffolk Resolves House with Curator Jon Green - “Through the Lens: Examining History through Photography with The Milton Historical Society's Collections." Photographs, which are growing in popularity both as accessioned objects and sources utilized by historians, are often extremely delicate objects and complex historical sources. The Society’s collection offers a unique opportunity to examine the history of photography and the pros and cons of using photographs as sources for historical research.
Reservations required. RSVP to Eleanor at 617-696-4115 or cps66@comcast.net

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 (7-8 pm) repeat of January’s Fireside Chat at SRH
Reservations required. RSVP to Eleanor at 617-696-4115 or cps66@comcast.net

March 2018 - event TBA

Sunday, April 15, 2018 (1-3 pm) Suffolk Resolves Open House in honor of Patriots Day. Re-enactor Michael LePage will portray patriot Dr. Joseph Warren, author of the Suffolk Resolves, who fell at Bunker Hill. The Resolves helped to form the text of the Declaration of Rights from which Thomas Jefferson later drafted the Declaration of Independence.

Thursday, May 24, 2018 The Milton Historical Society Annual Dinner at the Neighborhood Club of Quincy. City of Boston archaeologist Joseph Bagley highlights “A History of Boston in 50 Artifacts” – Boston’s Big Dig has contributed much to our understanding of Boston’s archaeological history. Bagley’s book introduces 50 key artifacts that once belonged to Boston’s original residents—native Americans, colonial settlers, and people of various age, class and race. He draws their stories from items that passed through their hands before coming to rest in the soil beneath Boston.
Invitations will be mailed to members. Save the date!

 

Check MHS website www.miltonhistoricalsociety.org  and local newspapers as an event gets closer for more details.