Preserving the Past for Our Future
2016 Spring/Summer HS Lecture Series and Events
Tuesday, May 10th, 6-7PM, Milk Row Cemetery Talk. As part of Preservation Month activities, join Barbara Mangum, President of the Somerville Museum, to learn about this historic 1804 Cemetery. Meet in front of the Cemetery on the sidewalk at 400 Somerville Avenue next to Demoulas' Market Basket. Free.
Sunday, May 22nd, due to anticipated popular demand, there will be two lectures of The Somerville Lumber Story by Harold Cohen: 2-3PM and 3:30-4:30PM. Cohen, co-founder of Somerville Lumber, will speak about the rise of this beloved local institution, which became one of the largest building material centers in the country. The lectures will be held at:
The Somerville Museum, One Westwood Road in Somerville
General Admission: $8; free to HS members and
former associates of Somerville Lumber.
To assure seating, tickets should be reserved in advance or bought by mailing your contact information, choice of lectures, number of seats and a check in the amount to cover the cost of admission to E. Schofield, at 9 Knowlton St., Somerville, MA 02145
or click here and buy your tickets online.
Sunday, June 5th, 2-3:30PM, The History of St. Catherine of Genoa Church in Somerville. Kevin Smith, board member of St. Catherine’s, will give a private tour of the church interior to celebrate its 125th year anniversary. This is a great opportunity for many to discover this gem of architecture. Meet at St. Catherine’s at 179 Summer Street. Parking is available in the church lot. Admission: $8; free to HS members. Buy your tickets online by clicking here.
Sunday, June 12th, 2-3:30PM, The Lesser- Known History of Prospect Hill. Eileen Schofield, President of Historic Somerville, will lead this tour of the Tower and surroundings. Meet at Prospect Hill Tower and dress for windy weather. Free
Thank you for your support!
Historic Somerville is a 501c3 devoted to preserving and disseminating the history of Somerville to all. We do this through interactive history projects with students of all ages and support of this historic lecture series. Lectures are usually taped and broadcast on the City's cable network.
To make a tax-free charitable donation, click here.