Black History Month Celebration | Feb 7

emancipation trail lecture

Local historian and Beacon Hill resident Vincent Licenziato gives a presentation about the Emancipation Trail and the stories behind 23 statues, sculptures, and monuments relevant to the African American experience in America.

When: Saturday, February 7th


Where: Codman Square Library

690 Washington Street, Dorchester

Questions?: Call the Codman Square Branch at (617)436-8214

Three Decker: Symbol and Stereotype | Nov. 16

Three Decker: Symbol and Stereotype | Nov. 16

Three-Decker: Symbol and Stereotype

Dorchester Historical Society

195 Boston Street, Dorchester, MA 02125
2 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014
The William Clapp House

Diane Jacobsohn, PhD will examine why three-deckers are considered a form of vernacular architecture peculiar to New England, as well as some of the exceptions.  Through the lens of social history, she will describe how a popular multifamily dwelling became a symbol of undesirable housing by the 1920s. Despite the negative stereotypes, three-deckers were an attractive housing option, and many still are today. Her focus is on three-deckers in the Boston area.





Oliver R. Phillips: A Conversation | January 18

Gordon in Boston and the "Sacred Conversations" series of the Second Church in Dorchester have partnered to present a conversation with Dr. Oliver Phillips around the issues outlined in his latest book: Culture Trumps Religion, Every Time: The Ethno-cultural Challenge for the Church.

Dr. Phillips is an ordained minister in the Church of the Nazarene who has served a long and fruitful ministry as a pastor, author, gifted speaker and key denominational leader. He is the author of numerous books and articles on ethnic and multicultural ministry, including: How to Sponsor and Nurture an Ethnic Church -- Without Losing Your Mind, and E Pluribus Unum -- Opportunities and Challenges in Multicultural Ministry. >> Read More

Madam C.J. Walker, Entrepreneur, Philanthropist, Social Activist

When Wednesday, March 13, 2013, 1 – 1:45pm
Where Fields Corner Branch of the Boston Public Library
1520 Dorchester Avenue
Dorchester, MA 02122
Library Fields Corner
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