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Medford Historical Society & Museum

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10 Governors Avenue
Medford, MA 02155 United States
http://www.medfordhistorical.org/

March 2024

Finding My Medford Roots: Patricia Saunders

Sunday, March 10 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Medford Historical Society & Museum, 10 Governors Avenue
Medford, MA 02155 United States
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The Medford Historical Society & Museum welcomes Patricia Saunders for the talk, "Finding My Medford Roots," in conjunction with Women's History Month and Irish-American Heritage Month. Saunders was born in Boston and grew up in Medford. Through extensive ancestry research she was able to find relatives she never knew she had, including her maternal grandparents Edward H. and Maria Larkin. Born in Boston, Edward Larkin was the 10th mayor of Medford (1927-1931). While working as an agent for the Railway…

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April 2024

Adaptations: A Night of Poetry and Song

Thursday, April 4 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Medford Historical Society & Museum, 10 Governors Avenue
Medford, MA 02155 United States
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In conjunction with National Poetry Month, the Medford Historical Society & Museum invites you to join Medford High School English teacher and poet Max Heinegg for "Adaptations," a night of poetry and song. For the last 26 years, Max has taught English and poetry in the Medford Public Schools and has recorded nearly 20 adaptations of poetry from the public domain. Come hear classic poems read and adapted into song, along with brief talks about the poets who created these…

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Medford Poet Laureates: Past, Present, and Future

Thursday, April 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Medford Historical Society & Museum, 10 Governors Avenue
Medford, MA 02155 United States
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The Medford Historical Society & Museum invites you to join Medford poet laureates past, present, and future for a night of poetry in celebration of National Poetry Month. Come and hear past poet laureate Terry E. Carter, current poet laureate Vijaya Sundaram, and poet laureate elect Max Heinegg as they read from their new books. Seating is limited; reserve you place through Eventbrite.  

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May 2024

MHSM Family Program: Meet ‘Kaiser’

Sunday, May 5 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Medford Historical Society & Museum, 10 Governors Avenue
Medford, MA 02155 United States
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The Medford Historical Society & Museum presents a special Sunday afternoon program for kids and families to see and learn about the museum’s stuffed carrier pigeon, “Kaiser.” The program will share information about carrier pigeons — how they were trained, how they carried information, and how they were an important part of the communication internet in the past. Presenters will introduce the pigeon named “Kaiser” who served in World War I and explain how he came to Medford, where he…

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