City Councilor Matt O’Malley and Massachusetts Secretary of Veterans’ Services Coleman Nee are honoring and celebrating women in the military at a community roundtable discussion on challenges, services and support. Parking is available at the Curtis Hall Community Center. The event is open to the public.Find out more »
Bring over those antique treasures and art and have them appraised by professional appraiser Edward Stanley Donation is $10 per item or $25 for 3 items. Bring up to 3 items - or just come and watch our very own Roadshow with refreshments! There are sure to be some exciting discoveries! Proceeds to benefit the Preservation Fund of the House. (Please note: Jewelry, stamps and coins cannot be evaluated.)Find out more »
A Loring Greenough House “Tuesdays in the Parlor” presentation Bike riding is especially popular today, not only as recreation and sport but also as a serious mode of commuting around town. The activity has enjoyed varying phases of enthusiasm since its advent in the late 19th century. Cycling historian Lorenz J. Finison will give a presentation on the place of bicycling in Boston's culture from 1879 to present day, as well as special look at its historical presence in Jamaica Plain and…Find out more »
The year is 1899. George Sweet, 5th Earl of Coddingham has made his fortune from the Steam Revolution...but at the cost of his friends, family, and neighbors. Eager to stay out of the reaches of the law, George plans to flee from the realm of Her Majesty, Queen Victoria. Before his departure -- in a pang of guilt -- he decides to throw one last lavish party for all of his financial victims to enjoy. However, the Earl's plans for…Find out more »
The Great Influenza Pandemic of 1918 This fall marks the 100 th anniversary of the Great Influenza Pandemic of 1918 when a plague swept across the world virtually without warning. No disease the world has ever known remotely resembles this flu pandemic. Victims bled from the ears and nose, turned blue from lack of oxygen, suffered aches that felt like bones being broken, and died. IIn the United States, where bodies were stacked, without coffins, on trucks. Nearly seven times…Find out more »
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