MHS Calendar of Events

Exhibition

Letters and Photographs from the Battle Country

Massachusetts Women in WWI. 12 June 2014 to 24 January 2015

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Environmental History Seminar “Many Bulldozers are Drooling”: The Urban Origins of Rail Trails 13 November 2012.Tuesday, 5:15PM - 7:30PM Seminars are free and open to the public; RSVP required.
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Silas Chamberlin, Lehigh University Comment: Julia O’Brien, Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation

This history of rail trails highlights the increasingly fractious relationship among urban constituencies and sheds light on the meaning of recreational trails as spaces of potential conflict between groups of walkers, landowners, policymakers, and residents.

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