Shhhh…!! Nobody tell our Pinks that we’ve flipped the calendar and now it’s November!
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Shhhh…!! Nobody tell our Pinks that we’ve flipped the calendar and now it’s November!
As we close an hour earlier each day in the winter - that leaves more time for podcasts! We recently enjoyed this Object of History episode from Massachusetts Historical Society featuring a cameo from our own (occasional) interpreter, Laura Rocklyn!
Show The Object of History, Ep To Live Like John Quincy Adams - May 14, 2023
In honor of our first early closing day of the season AND the impending shift back to Standard Time ( ) we offer a recent nighttime view from our Hichborn House looking towards the tower for . We love this view of the skyline!
Winter Hours are now in effect here at The Paul Revere House! Be sure to arrive before 4:00 PM in order to view the Visitor Center and enter the site before 4:15 PM in order to see the Revere House before closing.
Sign up today to attend the next talk in the Partnership of the Historic Bostons Lecture Series: "Enslavement & Resistance" happening in person and online tomorrow at the Boston Public Library:
Award-winning historian Margaret Newell reveals how New England slavery began with the Pequot War and the enslavement of Indigenous people
Exciting news from our friends over in Arlington at the Cyrus Dallin Art Museum!
The Dallin Museum's archives are now online! Search the extensive papers of Cyrus Dallin's biographer, Rell Francis, who accumulated hundreds of valuable primary source materials over the course of three-decades researching Dallin. The organization, cataloging, and digitization of this collection was made possible by a state grant facilitated by Representative Sean Garballey and a preservation grant from the Town of Arlington, MA Community Preservation Act. We are also currently digitizing Cyrus Dallin's personal archive, now on long term loan to the Museum from Robbins Library. This work is also supported by a Community Preservation Act grant. New materials are being uploaded frequently, so check back often! https://dallin.org/collection/
Happy ! As of yesterday we are less than 4 weeks from & this year we're going to highlight unique PRH Shop items that you can only find here (and online!) Today is our PRH Guidebook written for our 100th anniversary:
$8.00 By Patrick M. Leehey, with Edith J. Steblecki and Nina Zannieri. Available for the first time! Visitors have been clamoring for a Paul Revere House guidebook for over a century; we think it was well worth the wait for this lavishly illustrated guide to the house, its history, and the Revere fa...
What a glorious we are enjoying in Boston today! Here’s hoping a few pics from our vines, taken earlier this week in the perfect morning light, will carry you into a restful weekend.
As always, we were thrilled to have Stephen Puleo join us for a lecture this year! And if you have not seen the whole recording or were not there in person we're going to give you a little "Save the Date" info - Steve will be joining us in December for our Winter Book Fair on Saturday, December 9th from 1:00 - 3:00. Bring your copies of his books, buy new ones here, and have a chat with a favorite! :)
Our 2023 Lowell Lecture Series: “From Puritans to Catholics: Religion in Boston’s North End” was wonderful. We are delighted to share the recordings, thanks to our partnership with GBH Forum Network!
Thanks also to our co-sponsors Old North Church & Historic Site & the North End Historical Society of Boston, MA, and to our funders, The Lowell Institute!
From September 26th: Professor David Hall on “”Puritans” and Others in 17th-Century Boston” https://bit.ly/3Seo2ZL
From October 10th: Professor Jaimie D. Crumley on “Old England in New England: Contradictions in the History of Boston’s Old North Church” https://bit.ly/3S8F3ok
From October 24th: Author Stephen Puleo on “The ‘New’ Catholics Come to Town” https://bit.ly/3Qzwy4E
Last of the Fall Lecture season - and after Stephen Puleo’s excellent talk last night, we have to put a plug in for stopping by St Leonard’s Peace Garden the next time you are in the . It really is a lovely spot!
In anticipation of Stephen Puleo’s talk on Italian Catholics bringing their unique religious customs to the - we remind you of his EXTENSIVE experience researching & writing about this community - starting with Dark Tide!
$17.00 By Stephen Puleo. A narrative, engaging read about the Molasses Flood that swept through Boston's North End in 1919. Non-fiction; 273 pages.
When it’s fall but still feels a little summery sometimes! Happy from the and the lovely gardens at St Leonard’s!
Happy from St Leonard of Port Maurice Church - celebrating 150 years this year - right around the corner from us on Hanover Street. Learn more about Boston’s first Italian Catholic Church in next week’s lecture by Stephen Puleo!
Looking forward to this talk by Jared Hardesty for the Partnership of the Historic Bostons tomorrow night!
Historian Jared Hardesty traces the origins and impact of New England enslavement from its very beginnings in this hard-hitting presentation
Still thinking about our religion in the theme for & realized the source material for our lecture series graphic is perfect: Paul Revere's own Landing of the Troops engraving!
Buy a copy of the print here: https://bit.ly/3S2u8fR (Last talk on 10/26!)
How many church steeples do you count?
$10.00 Paul Revere engraved this view of the 1768 landing of the British troops in Boston sent to suppress the disorder following the Townshend Acts. The original drawing was probably done by Christian Remick. This is not only an excellent view of 18th century Boston, but also a great tool for discu...
Happy to all who celebrate - especially those of us celebrating season while it lasts! One of New England’s native fruits. :)
Little twist on today but very much in keeping with our current theme around religion in the North End - we suggest checking out the recent posts by our friends at North End Historical Society of Boston, MA - featuring extant structures affiliated with religious practices of Jewish residents.
Join Paul Revere House for Part #2 of the Paul Revere House's 2023 Lowell Lecture Series. This 3-part series From Puritans to Catholics: Religion in Boston’s North End examines how shifts in religious traditions impacted cultural expression, demographics, political affiliations and economic status in the North End. The key speaker is Prof. Jaimie D. Crumley, Assistant Professor, Gender Studies Division and Ethnic Studies Division, University of Utah. This lecture explores the Church of England's interventions in the Puritan North End with Old North's founding in 1723. Prof. Crumley will also discuss the previously less well-known role of people of color in the Old North Church community during its early days. Presented in partnership with GBH, the Suffolk University History Department, Old North Illuminated, and the North End Historical Society, with funding from the Lowell Institute.
For more information, please contact [email protected] or visit paulreverehouse.org
On this that falls on we are so pleased to share one of the most beautiful & thoughtful books available in our shop: “Keepunumuk: Weeâchumun’s Thanksgiving Story”
$17.99 This richly illustrated children's book tells the story of the first Thanksgiving from the perspective of the Wampanoag people. Includes a glossary, recipes and additional information about Wampanoag traditions. Hardback; 32 pages.
Combo today! AND - cause you know, tomatoes are *technically* fruit, right??? Still enjoying the unexpected pleasures of our “volunteer” tomatoes growing in our Hichborn House courtyard. :)
Last month one of us got to play tourist for bit when some friends were in town and snapped this pic of the from one of our other favorite sites on the Freedom Trail Foundation - can you name the location AND spy the Old North Church & Historic Site - subject of our next lecture??
As St Leonard’s Parish celebrates their 150th year, the fascinating series of events they have developed continues this month with a two parter on Sacred Heart Church’s ties to Moby Dick. Learn more here and join the events on October 17 & 18! bit.ly/46A3iQ9
Looking ahead to our next lecture (Tuesday the 10th!) about Old North Church & Historic Site - today’s item is our classic T-shirt - which includes a church - do you think it’s Old North??
$15.00 White short-sleeve t shirt with blue design on front. 100% Cotton.
Thinking about sunnier days in our garden this week - where our mint plants are still bringing that energy.
We had such a wonderful turn out online and in-person for our first lecture last night! Now we’re excitedly anticipating Professor Jaimie Crumley’s talk on Old North Church & Historic Site on the 10th - so where better for a destination?
What a great way to start our Fall Lecture Series! Many thanks to our wonderful broadcasting partners at GBH Forum Network for recording and live-streaming last night’s talk - with two more still to look forward to in October! See you in person or online on the 10th!
In case you missed it 👉 https://bit.ly/48rswBX
Watch yesterday's livestream of The Paul Revere House's first Lowell Lecture of the Fall about Puritans in 17th-century Boston's NorthEnd with professor David Hall.
What better way to prepared for our first Fall Lecture Series talk about North End Puritans, than by making 17th century New England recipes from “The Pleasure of the Taste”? Enjoy this Partnership of Historic Bostons cookbook for
$6.00 Created by the Partnership of Historic Bostons, this cookbook gives you insight into the foodways of early Americans. Includes both 17th-century recipes with helpful 20th-century equivalents.
You know who might love just as much as we do?
Our local pollinators. :) It is a delight to provide them with blooms well into Autumn (starting tomorrow!)
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