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Up Close Tour: Two Presidents and a Ghost at the Boston Athenaeum

July 31, 2019 | 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

$10

Up Close Tours encourage visitors to look closely at materials from the Athenæum’s rich collections and consider them within a particular context.

Join Boston Athenæum Docent Maureen Marcucci as she leads a discussion around portraits and lives of Samuel Eliot, Thomas Handasyd Perkins, and Reverend Thaddeus Mason Harris, and their roles as leaders who have impacted the history of the Boston Athenaeum.

Details

Date:
July 31, 2019
Time:
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cost:
$10
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.bostonathenaeum.org/events/6601/close-tour-two-presidents-and-ghost

Venue

Boston Athenæum
10 ½ Beacon Street
Boston, MA United States
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Phone:
857-210-6973

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.