07/24/18: History Café 4: City People and Old Cambridge People

07/24/18: History Café 4: City People and Old Cambridge People

Join us for a conversation with author Katherine Howe and Society board member Ed Rodley, 4th generation Cambridge Irish-American, about two defining Cambridge types—Brahmins and City People—at the heart of where Cambridge is from, as well as a peek into the Society’s archives with a brief look at the Susan Nichols’ journals from the late 1800s, with Archivist Maggie Hoffman and Intern Lydia MacKay.
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Upcoming 2018 History Cafés and Walking Tours

Upcoming 2018 History Cafés and Walking Tours

Check back soon for dates to upcoming History Cafés and Walking Tours! History Café 4: City People and Old Cambridge People, Tuesday, July 24, 6:30-8:00pm History Cafés are lively conversations with
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07/14/18: Past—Walking Tour: Caribbean Community in the Port

07/14/18: Past—Walking Tour: Caribbean Community in the Port

We had a great time with the wonderful Marian Darlington-Hope & Joe Galusha on their walking tour of the Port. The tour focused on the history of the Caribbean community in the Port through personal stories in the context of places of work, education, worship, and outreach.
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07/09/18: Past — History Café 3 & Walking Tour: Caribbean Community in the Port

07/09/18: Past — History Café 3 & Walking Tour: Caribbean Community in the Port

We want to thank the fantastic speakers, those who led the walking tour, Joe Galusha and Marian Darlington-Hope, as well as the history café, when we were joined by Cleola Payne and Selvin Chambers, as well as the Lamplighter Brewing Co. for providing a wonderful space, and of course everyone who showed up and participated! We learned a lot about the history and current situation of the Port neighborhood, especially the Caribbean community which has been so central to its story.
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