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The River and the Machine: A Biocultural History of Holyoke | Online | February 11

Feb 8 2021
The River and the Machine: A Biocultural History of Holyoke with Kurt Heidinger Thursday, February 11, 6:30pm
Hosted by Wistariahurst Museum
Preregister here: wistariahurst.org/events
Event Details :
Holyoke is one of the world’s most interesting cities because it did not appear through the [continue reading]

Winter Evening Entertainment: History of Chocolate in Early New England | Online | January 6, 20, February 3

Jan 4 2021
Winter Evening Entertainment: History of Chocolate in Early New England Wednesday, January 6, 20, February 3, 6:30-7:30pm
Hosted by  Historic Deerfield
Tickets : free to members, $10 one session, $25 for all 3 sessions
Facebook event details :
There’s nothing better than chocolate – especially [continue reading]

Hidden Walls, Hidden Mills: Presented by Pleun Bouricius | Online | December 17

Dec 15 2020
Hidden Walls, Hidden Mills: Presented by Pleun Bouricius Thursday, December 17, 6:30pm
Hosted by  Wistariahurst Museum
This program is free and open to all. Advance registration is required. Please visit the following link to register:
https://wistariahurst.org/…/hidden-walls-hidden-mills…/
Event Details : Get ready for a history [continue reading]

River Stories: How colonist John Pynchon acquired Deerfield and environs

Dec 7 2020
Published by under History, Local News Feeds
River Stories: How colonist John Pynchon acquired Deerfield and environs “The last installment of the Nolumbeka Project’s series, “River Stories 2020: Recovering Indigenous Voices in the Connecticut River Valley,” on Nov. 29, focused on the suspicious transactions that allowed Massachusetts to incorporate the land stretching from present-day Deerfield to Leverett, Sunderland and Montague.” Read the [continue reading]

Indigenous Voices in the Berkshires: A Wampanoag Perspective 400 Years After the Mayflower | Online | October 25

Oct 23 2020
Published by under Events, History, Nonprofit

Online Event: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87584070668 Deborah Spears Moorehead, Wampanoag Descendant of Massasoit, Author /Artist /Singer/Songwriter / Traditional Culture Bearer will speak on:Massasoit and Colonization & Reciprocity and Earth Justice. Author of Finding Balance The Genealogy of Massasoit’s People and the Oral and Written History of the Seaconke Pokanoket Wampanoag. Annawon Weeden, Mashpee [continue reading]

Walking Tour of African American and Abolition Era Florence | October 4

Sep 30 2020
Published by under Events, Florence, History
Walking Tour of African American and Abolition Era Florence Sunday, October 4, 10am-11:30am
Sojourner Truth Memorial Park , Park Street, Florence, MA
Hosted by  The David Ruggles Center for History and Education
Event Details :
The David Ruggles Center will host a masked, safely-distanced, outdoor [continue reading]

Historic Deerfield reopens September 4&5

Sep 3 2020
Historic Deerfield reopens to the public this weekend with a members event on Friday and general admission starting on Saturday. Check out their website to learn more: https://www.historic-deerfield.org [continue reading]

Red Poppies: The Flower of Memorial Day

May 25 2020
missing imageRed poppies are associated with Memorial Day. Do you know why? Find out in this article, The Significance of Poppies and download this worksheet to supplement learning with young children.

Photo credit: (cc) “Poppies” by Susanne Nilsson [continue reading]

Dandelion’s Place in History

May 20 2020
missing image World History and the Dandelion
Once respected around the world for its nutritional value and medicinal properties, today, the common dandelion ( Taraxacum officinale) is seen by many as a noxious weed. Why? We have the rise of “lawn culture” to thank whose origin stems back to 17th century England where lawns [continue reading]

Events at the Trustees of Reservations

Feb 19 2020
Last updated Wednesday, February 19th, 2020 at 12:56 am.
Date Event Location Region Category 02/17/2020 SOLD OUT: Castle Hill Family Hike Castle Hill on the Crane Estate Northeast Family Fun, Natural History, Outdoor Recreation 02/17/2020 Winter Fun on the Farm Day Chestnut Hill Farm Metro West Family Fun, Outdoor Recreation, [continue reading]

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