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!