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April 2018
28
April
April 28 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Amherst Historical Society and Museum, 67 Amity Street
Amherst, MA 01002 United States

Join us on Saturday, April 28th from 1 o’clock to 5 o’clock to experience Mabel Loomis Todd’s Amherst—from her earliest residence at the Amherst House hotel to her final resting place in Wildwood Cemetery. This extended tour given from Mrs. Todd’s perspective will be narrated by Dr. Julie Dobrow as we travel in motorbus comfort with stops at the Homestead and Evergreens, the Observatory, and Wildwood Cemetery. Be prepared to learn about the artistic and literary achievements that made Mabel extraordinary…

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May 2018
04
May
May 4 @ 12:15 pm - 1:00 pm
Amherst Historical Society and Museum, 67 Amity Street
Amherst, MA 01002 United States

‘The Bran-Bread Philosopher’ Sylvester Graham and the Science of Human Life by Dr Christopher Clark Friday, May 4th, 12:15pm   Dr Christopher Clark will give a lecture about Sylvester Graham, who arrived in Northampton, Mass., in the late 1830s, a well- known lecturer and writer on diet, health, and hygiene. An early advocate of vegetarianism, he would be best remembered for crackers and bread made of unbolted flour, commercialization of which at the end of the century would secure him lasting…

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