2010 If This House Could Talk...
What happened in your neighborhood two, twenty, two hundred years ago?
For eight days, October 2-10, Cambridgeport residents, businesses and non-profits posted signs in front of their properties telling interesting tidbits from their recent or distant, personal or public past.
In October of 2009 over seventy signs cropped up for the first “If This House Could Talk…” In 2010 we had over 100 participants. Signs told about whatever local residents found interesting:
We hope you will take part this year. Participation is easy:
If you want to research your building, please visit our handly list of resources, available here: "If this house could talk..." Resources
“If This House Could Talk…” is part of Cambridgeport History Day, organized by the Cambridgeport History Project, and is sponsored in part by the Cambridge Trust Company, the Cambridge Savings Bank, and the Riverside Boat Club
Thank you to all the businesses and individuals who made our Celebration of Cambridgeport History possible!
|Cambridge Trust Company||Grace Methodist Church|
|Cambridge Savings Bank||Whole Foods|
|Ames Safety Envelope Company||Trader Joes|
|Classic Graphx||Middle East|
Jeff Gardner, Mitch Ryerson, David Torrey, Ann Lynch, Howard Brightman, Grace McCabe and Sam KendallThis event was organized by the Cambridgeport History Project, co-chaired by Henrietta Davis and Michael Kenney. Participating institutions: Cambridge Historical Society, Cambridge Historical Commission, Cambridgeport Neighborhood Association, Gallery 263, Cambridge Arts Council and Riverside Boat Club. Individual members: Cathie Zusy, Ross Miller, Madeline Drexler, and Dan Harkins.
Read an article from: History News:
The magazine of the American Association for State and Local History
on last year's "If this House Could Talk..."