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Amherst Historical Society and Museum

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April 2017
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April
April 29 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Amherst Historical Society and Museum, 67 Amity Street
Amherst, MA 01002 United States

Dr. Julie Dobrow will narrate this extended tour given from Mrs. Todd’s perspective, as we travel on the BID trolley with stops at the Dickinson Homestead and the Evergreens, the Amherst College Observatory, and Wildwood Cemetery. Be prepared to learn about the artistic and literary achievements that made Mabel extraordinary in her own time, and a fascinating person to study today. Dr. Dobrow’s presentation will draw on her extensive research for Outside Emily’s Door: Mabel Loomis Todd, Millicent Todd Bingham and the…

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May 2017
05
May
May 5 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Amherst Historical Society and Museum, 67 Amity Street
Amherst, MA 01002 United States

Forging Arms for the Nation Susan Ashman – National Park Service A History of the Springfield Armory Friday, May 5, 12:15PM Strong House, 67 Amity St, Amherst Begun as a major arsenal under the authority of General George Washington early in the Revolutionary War, the first national armory began manufacturing muskets in 1794. Within decades, Springfield Armory had perfected pioneering manufacturing methods that were critical to American industrialization. Reopened in 1978 as the Springfield Armory National Historic Site, the original…

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05
May
May 5 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Amherst Historical Society and Museum, 67 Amity Street
Amherst, MA 01002 United States

History Bites at Amherst History Museum

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19
May
May 19 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Amherst Historical Society and Museum, 67 Amity Street
Amherst, MA 01002 United States

History Bites May 19 @ 12:15 pm – 12:45 pm

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