The Duxbury Rural & Historical Society


Bradford History Symposium

Duxbury Rural & Historical Society Bradford House Symposium HIDDEN FIGURES in American History Saturday, March 23, 2019 (9:30 am – 3:00 pm)   Schedule of Events: 9 am: Registration 9:30 am: Opening Remarks, Erin McGough ♦ Erin McGough, DRHS Executive Director & Moderator 9:35 am: Presenter, Eileen McNamara ♦ Eileen McNamara, Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author, Brandeis University […]

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Silhouettes for Your Family

Silhouette Portraits for Your Family  Friday, April 5 and Saturday, April 6, 2019: visit the DRHS for silhouettes hand-cut by mother-daughter silhouette artists, Jean and Marcella Comerford. These lovely hand-cut portraits make wonderful gifts and precious mementos. All work is done free-hand, only takes a few minutes , and wiggly little ones are welcome. A […]

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Historic Clothing Committee Gallery Talk

Join Kris Gaskins and other members of the DRHS Clothing and Textile Committee as they discuss William Makepeace Thackeray’s classic Vanity Fair character, Becky Sharp with mid-1800s dresses on display. Free and open to all.  

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Tour Guide Training – month of May

The month of May is Tour Guide training month! This volunteer program is available to anyone who loves history, education, and talking to other people. The Bradford and the King Caesar House museums depend on Tour Guides to make our summer visitation season successful, so please consider joining us today! In preparation for our summer […]

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Dateboard Society Event: Nuland Home

Come enjoy a light snack, connect with DRHS members interested in historic preservation, and learn the history of the home belonging to Jamie and Tris Nuland (318 Washington Street). The house was built c. 1822 as a store by William and Henry Sampson, and is perhaps best remembered as W. O. Peterson’s General Store. DRHS […]

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Members Sunset Picnic

Exclusively for DRHS members: Bring your own picnic and enjoy live bluegrass music by The Sparrow Blue on the lawn of King Caesar House. Private house tours will be given at 6:00PM and 7:00PM by DRHS Historians Erin McGough and Carolyn Ravenscroft.

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Walking Tour: Lower St. George St., Pine Hill & Lover’s Lane

Back By Popular Demand! Town Historian Tony Kelso will offer another of his great walking tours – this time for the areas of lower St. George Street, Pine Hill, & Lover’s Lane. 2:00 PM. Tickets: $10 DRHS Members; $15 non-members. Parking and gathering at the Drew Archives parking lot, 147 St. George Street. Reservations are […]

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Round Pond Walk with Tony Kelso & John Galluzzo

Round Pond Walk with Town Historian, Tony Kelso, and local Naturalist and Historian, John Galluzzo.  Join us for this new program! We will observe wildlife and learn the natural history of Round Pond with local naturalist, John Galluzzo, AND learn the human history of the area from town historian, Tony Kelso. Round Pond is a […]

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