Save these dates for the new GBHS & SJP Lecture Series

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For the first time, the Great Barrington Historical Society and Saint James Place are co-sponsoring a Saturday afternoon series of three lectures later this year, entitled “Rebels With a Cause.”

All will take place at 2 pm at Saint James Place, 352 Main Street in Great Barrington, and the dates and topics are:

  • May 11, 2019: Elizabeth Freeman’s Case for Freedom: The End of Slavery in Massachusetts and the Black Berkshire Community in Post-Colonial America.
  • October 5, 2019: Shays’ Rebellion in the Berkshires: Enduring Legacies and Questions 
  • November 2, 2019: Laura Secord: Rebel for the Wrong Cause?


Watch this space for new details soon!


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