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October 2020

Sold Out! Sleepy Hollow-een Tour

October 25 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

This program is full.  We hope that you can join us for more programs this fall! Join us for this special Halloween event! Take a tour through historic Sleepy Hollow Cemetery with a Concord Museum guide. Learn about the lives and deaths of past Concordians through stories passed down through the generations. This is an in-person event. Tickets include same-day admission to the Concord Museum.

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Sold Out! Sleepy Hollow-een Tour

October 25 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Sleepy Hollow Cemetary, Bedford Street
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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This program is full.  We hope that you can join us for more programs this fall! Join us for this special Halloween event! Take a tour through historic Sleepy Hollow Cemetery with a Concord Museum guide. Learn about the lives and deaths of past Concordians through stories passed down through the generations. This is an in-person event. Tickets include same-day admission to the Concord Museum.

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JFK: Coming of Age in the American Century 1917-1956

October 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

As part of the 2020 Concord Festival of Authors, the Concord Museum is pleased to present Pulitzer Prize-winning historian, Fred Logevall, discussing his new biography, JFK: Coming of Age in the American Century, 1917-1956 with Tom Putnam, Concord Museum's Edward W. Kane Executive Director. Logevall’s Harvard colleague, Jill Lepore, describes the book as “an utterly incandescent study of one of the most consequential figures of the twentieth century.” Fredrik Logevall is the Laurence D. Belfer Professor of International Affairs at…

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Cummings Davis Society Event: Muskets of the American Revolution

October 28 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Musket

Learn all about the muskets of the Concord Museum’s collection that were fired on the North Bridge on April 19, 1775 streamed from the Lisa H. Foote History Learning Center. Experts Joel Bohy, of Bruneau & Co., and the Concord Museum’s Curator, David Wood, explore the objects that played a part in the events of the fateful day. In this unique setting, participants will experience historic objects like they never have before. This program is an event of the Cummings…

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November 2020

A Soldier’s Kit

November 1 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am

What did the Minutemen carry with them into battle in 1775? How do you change a flint and fire a musket? Muster with living Historian Nick Johnson in this virtual program to find out! Please note that this family program is virtual.  Participants will be emailed a link to watch the program live on Sunday, November 1. This is a free event.  Donations are encouraged to support the Concord Museum’s Education initiatives.

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Concord: Laid in Stone

November 4 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us for a free virtual forum from the comfort of your home! Join Geologist and New England's foremost expert on stone walls, Robert Thorson, in a conversation on the fascinating history of Concord's signature, but often forgotten, landform - stone walls. Thorson uncovers why New England is uniquely situated to be the quintessential landscape for stone walls and the work that communities, like Concord, are doing to preserve them. Robert M. Thorson is a Professor of Geology at the…

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Film Screening: The Making of Joe Wheeler: A Concord Story

November 12 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Concord Museum, 53 Cambridge Turnpike
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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Born on Thoreau Farm in 1926, Joe Wheeler went on to help farmers and others across the world. His idealism was forged in Concord during the Depression and World War II. Motivated to help build a war-free, prosperous world, he spent most of his life abroad assisting others through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), the Peace Corps, and the United Nations. At the end of his career, he returned home to Concord. There will be a post-screening discussion…

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April 19, 1775 Curator Gallery Talk

November 14 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Copy after Amos Doolittle's 1775 -The Engagement at the North Bridge in Concord

Join us for a free virtual forum from the comfort of your home! Curator David Wood and Peggy N. Gerry Curatorial Associate Erica Lome introduce visitors to the newly opened permanent galleries that unveil first-person narratives of the events of April 19, 1775 that started an 8-year war for independence. The objects in the gallery are witnesses to the events of that fateful day and tell a moving story of the Provincials who risked their lives and livelihoods for liberty.…

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1774: The Long Year of Revolution 

November 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

In her new book, 1774: The Long Year of Revolution, Cornell historian Mary Beth Norton chronicles the revolutionary change that occurred from December 1773 to April 1775 – from the Boston Tea Party and the first Continental Congress to the Battles of Lexington and Concord.  During those sixteen months, the term “Loyalist” was first coined signaling the presence of the opposite phenomenon: individuals who were openly disloyal to the King. For revolution to occur the identification of the majority of…

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Conversation on Loring Coleman and the New England Landscape

November 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us for a free virtual forum from the comfort of your home! Henry Adams, Professor of American Art at Case Western Reserve University and descendant of John Adams, joins us for a conversation on his former teacher and mentor, Loring W. Coleman. In reflecting on Coleman’s work, Adams addresses that “Coleman was inspired by different crosscurrents of emotion, and it’s the interweaving of these crosscurrents that makes his painting authentic rather than trite.” Please note that this forum is…

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