2016-2017 Lecture Series

Please join us for our 2016-2017 Lecture Series. All lectures are held at the Dedham Historical Society & Museum, 612 High Street, Dedham. Lectures are free for Society members. Non-members $5.00. Programs begin at 7:30 pm unless otherwise noted.

Thursday, September 29, 2016 @ 7:30 pm. Olivia Searcy presents “Belinda’s Footsteps: Sugar, Slavery, and Survival.”

Sunday, October 30,  2016 @ 2 pm. “A Reading of Wartime Letters from the DHS Collection Written by Local Veterans.”

Thursday, November 10,  2016 @ 7:30 pm. Peter Gittleman presents “The Eustis Estate: Milton’s Newest Historic House Museum.”

Sunday, January 22, 2017 @ 2:00 pm. Andrea M. Gilmore presents “Chickering House – Dedham’s Temporary Home for Women and Children 1864 – 1969.”

Thursday, March 30, 2017 @ 7:30 pm. Stephen Kenney presents “Exploring Massachusetts History at the Commonwealth Museum.”

Thursday, April 27, 2017 pm. DHS Annual Meeting and Ben Fisher Memorial Lecture. Anthony Sammarco presents “Lost Boston: Landmarks That Left Their Mark on the City.”