The Old Town House in Marblehead, Massachusetts

August 5: The history and architecture of 17th & 18th Century Marblehead

Please join us as we explore historic Marblehead on a morning walk, lunch, a tour of the Lee Mansion, and an afternoon walk. Come for one or more—or all. When and where 10 am to noon: Marblehead 17th Century Walking Tour This walk focuses on the early settlement of Marblehead (up to 1715) and includes a discussion of[…]

April 22: Tour and Discussion of Royall House and Slave Quarters

In 1739, Isaac Royall, Jr inherited his father’s brick home in Charlestown (now Medford).  Though the house had already been expanded since being built in 1692 on the site of an earlier John Winthrop house, Royall greatly expanded and remodeled it over the years.  Royall was a wealthy slave trader, and he added a large[…]

March 18 – 19: History Camp Weekend

New this year and taking place as part of History Camp Weekend: On Sunday, March 19, special events for History Camp attendees. In addition to the conference on March 18, these additional activities are being programmed by local institutions. Each will have its own ticket, with ticketing and registration handled by each presenting organization. Refer[…]

February 25: Behind the Scenes at the Museum of Russian Icons

Join us at the Museum of Russian Icons, to learn the story of Russia as told through icons and other cultural artifacts Museum Registrar, Laura Garrity-Arquitt, will lead visitors on a guided tour exploring Russian history and culture from early Byzantine influence through the soviet era. Visitors will have the opportunity to view several objects[…]

January 27: Treasures of the Boston City Archives

Update: Photos! Join us at the Boston City Archives, where we will have the opportunity to view a handpicked selection of treasures with Marta Crilly, Archivist for Research and Outreach. Boston City Archives houses more than 35,000 cubic feet of city records, from poll tax records to school newspapers to the city’s legal files.  Their records[…]