“I Found Jesus in the Privy:” Irish Tenement Life in 19th Century Roxbury
Sponsored by Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation, Roxbury Historical Society
Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Haley House Café
12 Dade Street
Roxbury, MA 02119
United States

DCR Archaeologist Ellen Berkland will show the results of recent excavations that have revealed exciting new data on 19th century tenement life in the city of Boston. The artifact collection represents a short period of site use and includes items related to personal grooming, cooking, children's play, schooling, religion, construction, and international politics. The collection provides important insights into immigrant lives and Roxbury history.  Come early and enjoy a delicious dinner or dessert at the Haley House Cafe.

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