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Joshua Hyde Library Lecture by Ken Gloss on the Value of Old and Rare Books, Wednesday November 6

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Sturbridge/Boston –  Kenneth Gloss, proprietor of the internationally known Brattle Book Shop in Boston’s Downtown Crossing section, will give a free and open talk Wednesday, November 6, 6:30 pm at the Sturbridge Senior Center, 480 Main Street, Fiskdale, MA. The event is sponsored by the Joshua Hyde Library.  Ken will discuss the value of old and […]

Moses Goods, author of My Name is Opukahaia

“My Name is ʻŌpūkahaʻia” by Moses Goods is coming to Old Sturbridge Village

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STURBRIDGE/HONOLULU – Hawaiian Mission Houses Historic Site and Archives is pleased to announce a special Bicentennial Hawaiian cultural and history theater program on tour in New England between Sept. 29 and Oct. 23, 2019. The play “My Name is ʻŌpūkahaʻia” will be on a month-long tour of museums, churches, and […]

Book Cover Art for "Stone Prayers" by Dr. Curtiss Hoffman

Stone Mysteries Explored at the Opacum Land Trust Dinner

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“Scattered throughout the woodlands and fields of the eastern seaboard of the United States and Canada are tens of thousands of stone monuments. These stone constructions have been the subject of debate among archaeologists and antiquarians for the past 75 years.” The mystery of the stone piles and structures that […]

The Life of Photographer Wiliam Bullard

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By Frank Morrill, special to The Citizen Chronicle Featured photograph, above: William Bullard, his cousin Connie and his grandmother Sarah. ca. 1915. Courtesy Frank Morrill, Clark University and Worcester Art Museum William Stewart Bullard was born on October 12, 1876 at 53 Plymouth Street in Worcester, Massachusetts to Charles E. […]

Rare Historical Photos, Unique in U.S., to Visit Southbridge

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By Sarah Champagne, Managing Editor Featured photograph, above: David T. Oswell, ca. 1900. Photographed by William Bullard. Courtesy Frank Morrill, Clark University and Worcester Art Museum. SOUTHBRIDGE – A collection of rare historical photographs of African Americans in Worcester at the turn of the 20th century will visit Southbridge for […]