The Bostonian Society.................http://www.bostonhistory.org

The History Channel...................http://www.historychannel.com

The Blue & Grey Society...............http://www.blue-and-gray-education.org

The African American Meeting House....http://www.afroammuseum.org

The National Archives in Waltham.......http://www.archives.gov/northeast

Boston Public Library
Programs and Events

Lowell Lecture Series 2015: Revolutionary Ideas, July21st to October 28th.

The 2015 Lowell Lecture Series explores social, political, cultural, and economic themes related to the American Revolutionary War era (1750-1800). This year’s Lowell Lecturers include acclaimed historians, authors, and experts in the field to reflect upon this pivotal period in American history and its enduring legacy. The series accompanies the library’s major gallery exhibition We Are One: Mapping America’s Road to American Independence, presented by the Norman B. Leventhal Map Center and on view at the Central Library in Copley Square through November 29, 2015.

Peter Barber on The Colonies in Context: The Place of North America in King George’s World View Oct. 5th, 6 PM

M. T. Anderson on A Revolution Within the Revolution: The African-American Struggle for Freedom Oct. 14th, 6PM

Jane Kamensky on John Singleton Copley and the Sideways American Revolution, Oct. 28th, 6 PM

For more details, see http://www.bpl.org/programs/lowell/



Chambersburg PA Civil War Seminars
July 22nd - Sept. 27, 2015

Our 2015 seminars are listed below and more information about our seminars can be found at www.civilwarseminars.org. We offer a special Civil War Roundtable discount of 10% off when three or more Civil War Roundtable members register for our complete weekend package at one of our 2015 tours. Please call Lark Plessinger with any questions or to receive the discount: (717) 264-7101 ext. 206.

Sept. 24-27, 2015
Join Ed Bearss, Bob Allen, Dr. Edward Steers, and others with bus tours of Gettysburg, the John Wilkes Booth Escape tour, and sessions by leading Lincoln historians. Based in Chambersburg, PA.


Friends of Randolph History Civil War Encampment
October 10th - 11th at Powers Farm in Randolph

See Authentic Union Military Camp and Drill, Tour the New England Ladies Relief Association Camp, Purchase Period Style Goods From the Camp Sutler and Blacksmith, Enjoy Live Civil War Era Music, Enlist in the Army and Drill With the Veteran Soldiers, View Displays of Authentic Civil War Artifacts, Other Activities Will Include: Lantern Tour of Civilian and Military Camps starting at 7PM on the 10"', Ceremony to Honor Medal Of Honor Recipient 1" Lieutenant George Mason Lovering, Parade to Oakland Cemetery and Much More.

For more details, please see the event flyer.



Sunday, October 18, 2015, 4 - 5:30 PM
2nd Carolina String Band
St. John's Episcopal Church in Beverly Farms, Ma.

The 2nd South Carolina String Band will perform a FREE concert at St.
John's Episcopal Church in Beverly Farms, Massachusetts, Sunday, October
18, 2015 @ 4pm.*

*You don't want to miss this opportunity to see and hear one of the best
Civil War bands out there!*



OCCWRT Jubalee Dinner and Preservation Raffle
Thursday, October 22, 2015, Lombardo's in Randolph

Our Annual Jubilee Dinner & Preservation Raffle will be held Thursday, October 22, 2015, at Lombardo's in Randolph. The cost will remain at only $40.00 per person. Our featured speaker this year will be Frank O'Reilly, Historian, Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park. Frank is the author of The Fredericksburg Campaign: Winter War on the Rappahonnock.

For tickets, make check payable to OCCWRT and mail it to Bob Hearsey, 311 Sherman St., Canton, MA 02021. Phone #781.828.3183

We will again have our usual "wagon full" of prizes to win in the Preservation Raffle!