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A Celebration Honoring The 200th Anniversary of The Birth Concord’s Native Daughter Ellen Garrison, Educator, and Activist

HOLY FAMILY CHURCH/FIRST UNIVERSALIST MEETING HOUSE & CONCORD TOWN HOUSE AND MONUMENT SQUARE 12 Monument Square, Concord, MA, United States

For the first time in 200 years, on April 14, 2023, Concord will publicly honor and celebrate the birth of one of its most inspirational daughters, Ellen Garrison and showcase the 1841 visit of Frederick Douglass to Concord! FRIDAY APRIL 14, 2023 6 PM TO 8 PM...An Evening of Celebration! HOLY FAMILY CHURCH/FIRST UNIVERSALIST MEETING…

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Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month Solidarity Event: Screening of Far East Deep South

Ward Hall, The Fenn School 516 Monument Street, Concord, MA, United States

In celebration of Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month, The Robbins House is co-sponsoring an event with The Fenn School celebrating historical solidarity between black and AAPI communities. Come join us at The Fenn School on Thursday, May 4th from 6-8 pm for a screening of the film Far East Deep South.

Dr. Jill Ogline Titus Speaks On Gettysburg 1963: Civil Rights & Black History in An Iconic American Town

The Concord Museum 53 Cambridge Turnpike, Concord, United States

Join us at The Concord Museum with Dr. Jill Titus who will speak on her book Gettysburg 1963: Civil Rights, Cold War Politics, and Historical Memory in America's Most Famous Small Town. Dr. Jill Ogline Titus is associate director of the Civil War Institute at Gettysburg College and co-coordinator of the college’s Public History minor.…

Juneteenth Childrens’ Art Event

, United States

Looking ahead to the weekend before Juneteenth, we are planning a childrens' art event. Details to follow.

The Other Side by Jaqueline Woodson Storywalk at The Robbins House

The Robbins House 320 Monument Street Across from the North Bridge and The Old Manse, Concord, United States

Family friendly event! Come walk the grounds of The Robbins House while reading The Other Side by Jacqueline Woodson at our Storywalk event. The Storywalk will be on display outdoors for ten days so guests can feel free to browse at their own pace.

Juneteenth Celebration

, United States

Looking ahead to Juneteenth 2023, we are planning a joyous, family friendly celebration that includes food and music. Details to follow.

Ekua Holmes, An Afternoon with Authors and Illustrators

Concord Museum On Cambridge Turnpike at Lexington Road, Concord, United States

Ekua Holmes, the author and illustrator of Black is a Rainbow Color, is coming to the Museum this Sunday (December 10) from 1-3pm for An Afternoon with Authors and Illustrators as part of their Family Trees program. Meet some of the accomplished authors and illustrators whose books are featured in Family Trees: A Celebration of…

Civil Disobedience

Visitor Center at Walden Pond 915 Walden Street, Concord, MA, United States

Please join us for our annual Civil Disobedience program to honor Dr. Martin Luther King! Hear from Robbins House President Nikki Turpin and local historian Richard Smith about Thoreau's abolitionist views. Location: Walden Pond State Reservation, 915 Walden St., Concord, MA About the Event: Commemorate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s civil rights legacy and Henry David…

Black History in Concord: The Robbins House and Ellen Garrison

Goodwin Forum, Concord Public Library 129 Main Street, Concord, MA, United States

Learn about the history of The Robbins House and the stories of the Robbins and Garrison families, and Ellen Garrison’s journey from a school girl in Concord to her civil rights activism during Reconstruction, Sat. Feb. 10 noon-1 p.m.,  Goodwin Forum Main Library 129 Main Street, Concord. The Robbins House, located on 320 Monument Street…

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