Cambridgeport History Day - CANCELLED due to rain

Sat, 10/11/2014 - 10:30am - 5:00pm

Oct. 11 Event Cancelled to to Rain. 

However, the If This House Could Talk project will continue through October 18. Download the PDF list and map of neighborhood story markers below.

 

The 6th annual Cambridgeport History Day will explore one of our city’s most vibrant neighborhoods. The event includes walking tours, hands on events at Dana Park, and nationally famous “If This House Could Talk” program across the neighborhood.

Learn something new about the people, houses, and neighborhoods of your city. The event is a collaboration of the Cambridge Historical Society, the Cambridge Historical Commission, the Cambridge Arts Council, Cambridgeport Neighborhood Association, the Riverside Boat Club, and other community groups.

Schedule of events in Dana Park

10:30   “If This House Could Talk” booth opens

11:00-12:30   Transportation walking tour with Charles Sullivan

12:30-1:30   CNA Potluck Lunch

1:15-5:00   Talks, demonstrations and displays in the Park

1:15 & 2:15   Demonstration of hand-operated letterpress

1:30-2:00   Cambridgeport Streets - Gavin Kleespies

2:30-3:00   Building the subway talk - Kit Rawlins

3:30-4:00   Inner Belt Controversy - Steve Kaiser

4:00-5:00   Neighborhood Walk with Kit Rawlins
 

Live music all afternoon!

 

Event sponsored by
Forest City, Cambridge Savings Bank, and Cambridge Trust Company.