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September 2020

Concord Museum’s Lincoln on the Verge

September 30 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Online Concord, MA 01742 United States + Google Map

Join Ted Widmer as he discusses his new book Lincoln on the Verge: Thirteen Days to Washington which evokes the train journey of the President-elect from Springfield to Washington as Abraham Lincoln discovered his power, improvised brilliantly, and saw his country up close as never before. Edward (Ted) Ladd Widmer is a historian, writer, librarian, and musician who served as a speechwriter and Senior Advisory on Special Projects in the Clinton White House. He is developing a new Humanities Lab at Macaulay. His latest book is Lincoln…

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2020 Robert Gross Award for the Advancement of Concord’s History

September 30 @ 8:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Online Concord, MA 01742 United States + Google Map

The second annual Robert Gross Award for the Advancement of Concord’s History presented to Michael Goodwin Program Coordinator and English Instructor for Rivers and Revolutions a “school-within-a-school” at Concord-Carlisle High School.  Join us in a ceremony honoring Mr. Goodwin’s contributions to engaging students in Concord’s natural and human history through an interdisciplinary and experiential approach to learning.   The ceremony will begin virtually immediately following the Concord Museum Forum Lincoln on the Verge with historian Ted Widmer.  We welcome you to participate in the forum and stay for…

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October 2020

Concord Museum’s Memory Lands

October 7 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Online Concord, MA 01742 United States + Google Map

Williams College historian Christine DeLucia will discuss her book, Memory Lands, in which she reconsiders the markers, monuments, and “memoryscapes” that memorialize King Philip’s War alongside the processes that alternatively repress and recover Indigenous histories of survival and adaptation. The Concord Museum’s new permanent exhibition, The People of Musketaquid, will serve as a case study on how museums present this complicated history to public. Christine DeLucia is Assistant Professor of History at Williams College. She focuses on Native American/ Indigenous and early American topics. Her research,…

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Concord Museum’s Free Community Day

October 12
Concord Museum, 200 Lexington Rd
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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Free admission is generously supported by Middlesex Savings Bank. Visit the People of Musketaquid gallery and learn about Concord’s rich Native history. Tickets are required for admission on a first come, first served basis. Please reserve your timed tickets on our website.

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Concord Museum’s Family Performance with Larry Spotted Crow Mann

October 12 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Concord Museum, 200 Lexington Rd
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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The Drum, which is the Heartbeat of Mother Earth holds a special place for Larry Spotted Crow Mann. Join us for a singing and Hand Drum performance from the award-winning performer, educator, and poet Larry Spotted Crow Mann. Mann is a citizen of the Nipmuc Tribe of Massachusetts, and he is sharing his music, culture, and the history of the Nipmuc people in this special program. This program will be performed at the Museum for a limited audience and streamed…

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Concord Museum’s Applying History to Present Challenges

October 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Online Concord, MA 01742 United States + Google Map

As battles continue to rage over Confederate War monuments and with the future of American cities so uncertain, historical experience can help inform understanding and action. Join Harvard Professor and former Dean of the Radcliffe Institute Lizabeth Cohen in a conversation on how a well-informed historical perspective can equip us to revisit public memorials, monuments, and exhibits; to address mounting racial tensions; and to develop effective public policy. Professor Cohen will also discuss her newest book, Saving America's Cities: Ed Logue and the…

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Sleepy Hollow-een Tour

October 25 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Concord Museum, 200 Lexington Rd
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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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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November 2020

A Soldier’s Kit

November 1 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Online Concord, MA 01742 United States + Google Map

What did Provincial troops 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 Museum’s 25th Annual Family Trees: A Celebration of Children’s Literature

November 25
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One event on January 3, 2021 at 12:00 am

Concord Museum, 200 Lexington Rd
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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Concord’s renowned literary tradition takes a creative twist during the holiday season when Concord Museum opens the 25th Annual Family Trees: A Celebration of Children’s Literature. Trees and wreaths of all shapes and sizes are decorated with charm and inspiration from acclaimed classic and contemporary children’s books. Family Trees will be celebrated from November 25, 2020 through January 3, 2021.

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