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August 2020

Crusading Daughters of Boston and Concord

August 11 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

To participate in the question and answer session and chat with other viewers, please visit the Museum’s YouTube page. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=13tGjO8uPL4   Join us for a free virtual forum from the comfort of your home! Join two distinguished scholars of the nineteenth century, Helen Deese and Sandra Petrulionis, as they discuss activist reformers of the Transcendentalist era such as Caroline Healey Dall and Mary Merrick Brooks who struggled, respectively, to promote women's rights and to abolish slavery.  Helen Deese is the…

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Laura Walls on the Women of the Thoreau Family

August 20 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

As we mark the centennial of the passage of the 19th Amendment, historian Laura Dassow Walls will discuss Henry David Thoreau’s mother, sisters, and aunts based on her book, Thoreau: A Life which the late Robert Richardson described as “the best all-around biography of Thoreau ever written.” Laura Dassow Walls is a Professor of English at the University of Notre Dame and author of Henry David Thoreau: A Life (Chicago University Press, 2017).  This book, the first full-length, comprehensive biography of…

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Nicholas Basbanes on Longfellow

August 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Nicholas Basbanes will discuss his new biography of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Cross of Snow, which the Wall Street Journal describes as a “superbly sympathetic” volume of “19th century America’s most popular and approachable poet.”  An early handwritten manuscript of Longfellow’s poem, The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere is currently on display at the Museum! Nicholas A. Basbanes is the author of ten critically acclaimed works of cultural history.  In 2016, he was awarded a Public Scholar research fellowship by the…

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