06/13/18: Past — Open Archives 2018

On June 13, the Cambridge Historical Society participated in the annual Open Archives, hosted by the Cambridge Historical Commission. Under the direction of our Archivist Maggie Hoffman, we were able to showcase a variety of historical materials from our archival collections, such as the Hodges-Swan family papers and the Harvard Square Defense Fund.

Spindler Chocolates Demo Class 2017 Fundraiser for CHS

Fri, 02/24/2017, 7:00pm – 8:30pm Chocolate, chocolate, chocolate! Enjoy a glass of wine while learning chocolate making basics. We’ll discuss equipment, ingredients, and process, including fillings, and how to vary texture and flavor. This is largely a demonstration class, but you will go home with an assortment of chocolates! What better way to spend a February evening than in the … Read More

Past Family History Workshop

Thursday, 06/16/2016, 6:30pm – 9:00pm Are you the keeper of your family’s history – or perhaps of other families’ – and looking to go beyond census records and the family tree? Have you hit roadblocks that call for new tools or ways of thinking about your project? Join artist and family historian Avery Williamson for a workshop about doing family … Read More