10/22/2019 |Oral History Round Table

Join us on Tuesday, October 22, 6-8 PM at Margaret Fuller Neighborhood House, 71 Cherry Street, Cambridge for an update on our 2019 oral history project. Led by scholar Diana Lempel, you’ll hear from the project team and oral history narrators about what we’re learning from the narrators’ stories about the pivotal role of the Margaret Fuller Neighborhood House in … Read More

11/13/2019 | Fall Conversation 2019

Join the Cambridge Historical Society on Wednesday, November 13, as we discuss “How Can We Make Change Here?” We bring together Cheyenne Wyzzard-Jones and Dr. Charlotte Ryan, two radical educators and activists, to discuss what drives them to engage and how they do it. In dialogue with moderator Mary McNeil, our speakers will discuss: What issues motivated them, and how … Read More

9/25/19 Claiming Our Seats: A Kitchen Table Dialogue on Women’s Voting Rights

Cambridge Women Vote Logo

The Society is pleased to partner with the City of Cambridge on this upcoming event! We invite you to join us on September 25 as we discuss the upcoming 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment, when women won the right to vote.  At this roundtable, we ask – which women? Dr. Jennifer Guglielmo, Rev. Irene Monroe, and Dr. Laurie Nsiah-Jefferson will engage … Read More

9/23/19 History Café 3: Engaging through the Arts

History Cafe logo shows napkin on table with words "History Cafe"

In partnership with Central Square Theater, we invite artists David Fichter, Eryn Johnson, and Vincent Siders to discuss how the arts can serve as a catalyst for– or reaction to– change. We ask, how is their work informed by a history of social justice in the arts? Does this build on a legacy of such work in Cambridge? Dr. Marty … Read More

Five Senses Over Five Centuries Tour

CHS tour, Shady Hill school, March 2016

Engage all your senses as you explore the c.1685 Hooper-Lee-Nichols House with costumed guide Daniel Berger-Jones of Cambridge Historical Tours. Ages: Perfect for guests ages 8+ Group size: Up to 25 people Cost: Please contact us to discuss pricing Our tours are by appointment only. Please contact us at info@cambridgehistory.org or 617-547-4252 to arrange a tour. Over 1.5 hours, guests … Read More