Our next regularly scheduled program will feature Chris Daley as the guest speaker for "No Irish Need Apply" on March 12, 2014, at 7 p.m. at the Holder Memorial. Mr. Daley will speak on the history of the Irish in America and their struggles for equality. Our own collection of Irish heritage books and genealogical material will be on display throughout the evening.
On April 30, 2014, Lynn Bassett, author of Massachusetts Quilts: Our Common Wealth, will present a program called "Her-story in Civil War Quilts". Lynn has presented at the Museum of Fine Arts and the Boston Public Library and her talk will center on the importance of the textile industry during the war effort. A full Civil War exhibit will be on display, as well as our collection of quilts and textiles. The program begins at 7 p.m.
Admission to programs is only $3 per person, free to members and refreshments are always available.
A special June program, celebrating the anniversary of the David I. Walsh statue on the Esplanade in Boston, is now being planned.
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