On March 23, 2019 the DRHS welcomed scholars and experts from across the region to speak on a variety of topics relating to this year’s theme, “Hidden Figures in American History.” Thank you to everyone who participated in this sold-out event!
You can now view the Symposium in its entirety, on our You Tube Channel
- Eileen McNamara, Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author, Brandeis University
Eunice: the Kennedy Who Changed the World
- Meaghan Siekman, PhD, New England Historic Genealogical Society – Discovering Difficult Genealogies
- David Furlow, Fellow, Texas Supreme Court Historical Society & Editor, Pilgrim Isaac Allerton Society Journal. – Isaac Allerton: 17th Century America’s Behind-the-Scenes Founding Father
- Lee Blake, President, New Bedford Historical Society – New Bedford’s Underground Railroad & Hidden Figures
- Carolyn Ravenscroft, DRHS Historian & Archivist- Duxbury’s Women at Sea: Those Who Sailed During the 19th Century