The Basket Club and Mask-Making: The Fabric of Mending in Cambridge

The Basket Club and Mask-Making

Date: Thursday, April 1, 2021Time: 7:00-8:00 p.m. Place: Via Zoom (register below!) In 1873 Emily Elizabeth Parsons, a former Civil War nurse and founder of the Mount Auburn Hospital, started the Basket Club out of her parlor in Cambridge. Taking its name from the large basket of fabric and sewing supplies placed in the middle of the table at each … 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 or 617-547-4252 to arrange a tour. Over 1.5 hours, guests … Read More