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Guy Peartree As Frederick Douglass. Courtesy Photo

Concord Journal covers Frederick Douglass event

Concord Journal, Thursday, July 30, 2015, Page A6

The Robbins House, the center for Concord’s African-American history, recently hosted a community reading of Frederick Douglass’ speech “The Meaning of the July Fourth for the Negro.” 

Thoreau Annual Gathering Presentation

Thoreau Annual Gathering Presentation

Friday July 10, 9-10:30 am

Thoreau’s Sense of Place Speaker: Kendra Taira Field, Tufts Assist Prof of History & Africana Studies: 19th-c US, African American, Native American


Director’s Note: June 2015

The Robbins House was happy to welcome its new site director to the team last week. Her name is Elon Cook and she is a public historian, genealogist and graduate of Brown University’s masters in Public Humanities. Elon will be blogging monthly about the Robbins House’s newest programs, events and exhibitions.

We are also ramping up activities for the summer and making exciting new plans for the fall. Please follow our website, Twitter, Instagram and Facebook for updates, news and to join the Robbins House community!

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