Archive for History

2017 NORCROSS WILDLIFE SANCTUARY WINTER LECTURE SERIES

Winter lectures at the Norcross Wildlife Sanctuary are offered free of charge on Saturdays at 1:30 pm.  Space is limited; call 413-267-9654 or email lectures@norcrosswildlife.org or ohop@norcrosswildlife.org to register.  In case of inclement weather please call ahead, check our Facebook page or visit www.norcrosswildlife.org.     Saturday, January 28th                                                                                                  Discovering New England’s Stone Walls How and why

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Local History Through Food

H/T Hilltown Families Exhibit Chronicles Northampton History Through Food Interested in the history of food? Take a peak at the new exhibit in Northampton. Come see how people produced and sold food and how people cooked and ate it, through the years. The exhibition is curated by Barbara B. Blumenthal, a member of Historic Northampton’s

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Week of January 4-10, 2016

Berkshire County AMERICAN ART Monday, January 4, 10am-4pm Harvey Dunn was an illustrator best known for depicting the harsh realities of World War I combat, as well as portraying the healing comfort of life on the prairie. Dunn is also credited for instructing and inspiring a number of successful artists, such as Dean Cornwell, Mead

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Upcoming Events Around the Area

From an email received from HCH: Upcoming Learn Local, Play Local Events: Ice Skating to Cross-Country Skiing. American Art to Storytelling Arts. West African Textiles to Silk History… These are just a few of the community-based learning highlights we’re featuring this week! Peruse our list below and make plans to get out into your community

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Homeschool day at Old Sturbridge Village

WEDNESDAY, MAY 13, 2015 – 9:30AM TO 5:00PM Home School Day Admission ($8.00 per person) is not included with the price of the studio. Home School parents also receive the $8.00 Admission rate at a ratio of one adult to one child between the ages of 5 & 17. Please purchase your tickets accordingly. Click

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Homeschool Day on the USS Constitution

Hello!   My name is Michelle and I work at the USS Constitution Museum. We are holding a STEM themed Homeschool Day at the museum on March 31st and I was wondering if it would be something you would be interested in listing on your website.  You can see all the information about the day on

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Life in a Jar: The Irena Sendler Project

The play LIFE IN A JAR The Irena Sendler Project tells the awe-inspiring story of Polish social worker Irena Sendler and a group of other young Polish women who outfoxed the Nazis during World War II to save the lives of thousands of Jewish children living in the Warsaw ghetto. WHERE: Elms College, Berchmans Hall, Veritas

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Living History Event on 9/21/2014

Regarding an upcoming history event in Granville, Massachusetts: My name is Liz Smith and I am the clerk/treasurer of the Noble & Cooley Center for Historic Preservation (NCCHP) museum at 42 Water Street in Granville.   We are a small history museum dedicated to preserving and presenting the history and growth of “Yankee Ingenuity” in

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Upcoming Programs at the American Textile History Museum

  Fall 2014 Homeschool Programs Travel the Silk Road Wednesday, September 17, 2014 10 am – 12 pm Ages 7 through teen $6 per person (child/adult/educator) Children 6 and under free. Travel the Silk Road with us!  You will be introduced to the history of the Silk Road, using our life-sized game to test your

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An Invitation for Homeschoolers

Hello- I am writing to you from Fruitlands Museum Education Department to invite you to an event this fall just for homeschoolers! On Thursday, September 19, 2013 at 11AM we will be offering our renowned “Native Peoples, Long Ago and Today” educational program to homeschoolers! The cost of the event is $7.00 for children, and

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