Bradford House Symposium: Reclaiming a House’s History
Join scholars and experts from all over the region, as they delve into the historic Bradford House’s history and celebrate the “Re-imagine Bradford” Project, a multi-year effort to preserve and transform the historic house to tell a new story: 4 Bradford Daughters & Lives Well-Lived. For more information on the Bradford House Project, please visit http://duxburyhistory.org/historic-houses/bradford-house/
Duxbury Rural & Historical Society, in partnership with the Duxbury Senior Center & Duxbury Free Library, presents:
Bradford House Symposium
RECLAIMING A HOUSE’S HISTORY
Saturday, March 25, 2017 (9:00 am – 3:15 pm)
Featuring Presentations By:
Erin McGough, DRHS Executive Director & Moderator
Carolyn Ravenscroft, DRHS Historian & Archivist
The Maiden Aunts of Duxbury: A Case Study in Antebellum Spinsterhood
Frank Shirley, Frank Shirley Architects
Imagining New Life for Historic Homes
Craig Chartier, Plymouth Archaeological Rediscovery Project
In the Basement of the Bradford House: Archaeological Discoveries
Nicole Belolan, Ph.D., Megan Giordano Fellow in Public History, Rowan University
Gamaliel’s Artificial Leg and Elizabeth’s Invalid Furniture: Disability and Bradford Family History
Jayne Gordon, Concord Historian
Concord Cousin: Sarah Alden Bradford Ripley and the World of the Transcendentalists
Michelle Marchetti Coughlin, Independent Scholar
Reclaiming Women’s History, DRHS Research Project
Location: Ellison Room, Senior Center (10 Mayflower St., Duxbury).
DRHS Members: $35; Non Members: $45. An $11 onsite lunch option is offered; 45 minute lunch break is scheduled.
Advanced reservations begin Monday, February 13, 2017. Please call DRHS Office at 781-934-6106 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Proceeds from this event support the preservation and re-interpretation of the Bradford House museum. More information available at www.duxburyhistory.org/events.