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Phillis Wheatley Day

August 18, 2018 | 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Travel back in time to the 1770s with African-American poet Phillis Wheatley to explore the Meeting House as it was when she attended church here! Phillis Wheatley, portrayed by a Freedom Trail Foundation Player® dressed in full 18th-century costume, will share her experiences as a writer, churchgoer, and enslaved woman in colonial Boston.  FREE WITH MUSEUM ADMISSION.

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Date:
August 18, 2018
Time:
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Website:
https://www.facebook.com/events/1139870446152473/

Organizer

Old South Meeting House
Phone:
617-482-6439
Email:
events@osmh.org
Website:
http://www.osmh.org

Venue

Old South Meeting House
310 Washington Street
Boston, MA 02108 United States
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Phone:
617 482-4376

Did You Know?

Certain books were “banned in Boston” at least as far back as 1651, when one William Pynchon wrote a book criticizing Puritanism.