During Hopkins’ lifetime, his house was known as the “White House.” However, it now has a red-brick siding, and the wrap-around porch is gone, so it looks very different. [photograph courtesy of Forbes Library Special Collections] Here is a packet … Continue reading
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For everyone in or near Western Massachusetts, a reminder that tomorrow, Saturday April 7 is the Steve Strimer Abolition Walking Tour and Bruce Laurie talk focused on Abolitionism in Northampton. Please make it if you can. Steve’s tours are always great … Continue reading
These walking tours are great events, and Steve Strimer does an excellent job of tying local history to national events/history.
The Emerging America program is a great program for history teachers, run by the Collaborative in Northampton, Ma. and I would recommend it without reservation. Here is the link for the brochure for this summer’s program: Emerging America. ￼What teachers … Continue reading
Tony Horwitz Public Reading Tuesday, March 13, 2012 • 4:00 pm Student Union • Cape Cod Lounge UMass Amherst Campus Handicap access available Directions & Parking Free Admission Contact: History Department, firstname.lastname@example.org, (413) 515-1330 Pulitzer Prize winner Tony Horwitz gives … Continue reading
When:Monday, December 12, 2011 Time: 7:00pm until 9:00pm Where Neilson Library, Browsing Room, Smith College. Description 7 P.M. MONDAY, DEC 12, 2011. BRUCE LAURIE TALKA talk on current research and writing on abolition era Northampton by Bruce Laurie, emeritus professor of history at … Continue reading