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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…

Women of the Great Field: The Robbins and Garrison Women and their Neighbors

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

Women’s History discussion with The Robbins House on the history of the women residents of the Great Field, a predominantly African American and indigenous area of Concord in the 19th century. Goodwin Forum Main Library 129 Main Street, Concord, MA, 01742 Join us for a Women’s History discussion with The Robbins House on the history…

A Fight for Freedom: Patriots of Color Walking Tour

North Bridge North Bridge, Concord, MA, United States

In this 90 minute walking tour we will examine the known history and stories of these Patriots of Color who fought for freedom locally both during the American Revolution and beyond. Minuteman National Park, Robbins House and Concord Visitors Center staff will lead this tour examining the incredible stories of individuals who risked everything during…

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