6/25/19 History Cafe 2: Engaging with “Difficult Histories” Workshop

We invite you to join us at the next Cambridge Historical Society History Café, where scholars Stephen Berrey and Tatiana Cruz will help us define “difficult histories,” who they are difficult for, and reflect on ways to grapple with them. Professor Berrey’s expertise on the history of blackface and minstrelry is just one example of the difficult stories we may encounter in our families, … 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 actor Daniel Berger-Jones. Perfect for groups of all ages, up to 25 people. Please call ahead to schedule your tour and discuss pricing: 617-547-4252.   “The Five Senses tour is perfect for engaging students in local and American history. My students were totally drawn in (some of them … Read More