Middlesex Canal Bike Tour
Sponsoring Institution/Organization: 
Sponsored by Middlesex Canal Association
Start Date: 
Saturday, October 1, 2016 - 9:00am

Location:
Sullivan Square MBTA Station
Woburn, MA
United States

Event Type (you may select more than one): 
nad
CFP
Call for Papers: 
no

Admission: Free (Return MBTA Commuter Rail fare is participants' responsibility)
Bike tour of historic Middlesex Canal Route (38 miles). Depart 9am from Charlestown (Sullivan T Station) to Lowell (MBTA Train Station). Return to Boston via commuter rail on 5pm train. Fare is your responsibility. Join or leave at several intermediate stopping points including Sandy Beach, Winchester; Kiwanis Park, Woburn; Wilmington MBTA Station; Middlesex Canal Museum near North Billerica MBTA Station. Google "Canal Ride Cue Sheet" for route description/details.

Contact Information
Name: 
Bill Kuttner
Telephone: 
617-241-9383

Location

Walk Along Middlesex Canal
Sponsoring Institution/Organization: 
Sponsored by Middlesex Canal Association
Start Date: 
Sunday, October 16, 2016 - 1:30pm

Location:
Sandy Beach parking lot off of Mystic Valley Parkway
Winchester, MA
United States

Event Type (you may select more than one): 
nad
CFP
Call for Papers: 
no

Admission: Free
Joint MCA-AMC Middlesex Canal Fall Walk. Meet at 1:30 at the Sandy Beach parking lot off of Mystic Valley Parkway by Upper Mystic Lake in Winchester. Walk will follow the route of the Middlesex Canal through parts of Medford and Winchester. Wayside sites include the aqueduct and mooring basin, canal bed and berm visible off the parkway, and stone wall of Medford's Governor Brooks estate.

Contact Information
Name: 
Robert Winters

Location

Middlesex Canal Bike Tour
Sponsoring Institution/Organization: 
Sponsored by Middlesex Canal Association
Start Date: 
Saturday, October 1, 2016 - 9:00am

Location:
Sullivan Square MBTA Station
Wilmington, MA
United States

Event Type (you may select more than one): 
nad
CFP
Call for Papers: 
no

Admission: Free (Return MBTA Commuter Rail fare is participants' responsibility)
Bike tour of historic Middlesex Canal Route (38 miles). Depart 9am from Charlestown (Sullivan T Station) to Lowell (MBTA Train Station). Return to Boston via commuter rail on 5pm train. Fare is your responsibility. Join or leave at several intermediate stopping points including Sandy Beach, Winchester; Kiwanis Park, Woburn; Wilmington MBTA Station; Middlesex Canal Museum near North Billerica MBTA Station. Google "Canal Ride Cue Sheet" for route description/details.

Contact Information
Name: 
Bill Kuttner
Telephone: 
617-241-9383

Location

Bridgewater During King Philip's War
Sponsoring Institution/Organization: 
Sponsored by Old Bridgewater Historical Society
Start Date: 
Sunday, October 16, 2016 - 1:00pm

Location:
Keith Parsonage
62 Howard St
West Bridgewater, MA
United States

Event Type (you may select more than one): 
nad
lecture
other
CFP
Call for Papers: 
no

Admission: Free, donations appreciated
Join independent researcher Gregory M. Lott at the Old Bridgewater Historical Society for a talk on King Philip's War and how it affected the Bridgewater area during 1675-1676. The talk will be followed by a tour of the historic 1662 Reverend James Keith parsonage with OBHS president, Shellie Karol-Chik.

Rain Date: Sunday, October 23, 1pm

Contact Information
Name: 
G. Lott (Speaker) or S. Karol-Chik (Pres. of OBHS)
Telephone: 
508-498-1473 or 774-297-8743

Location

Baker-Biddle House Archaeology Tour
Sponsoring Institution/Organization: 
Sponsored by Cape Cod National Park Service
Start Date: 
Wednesday, October 26, 2016 - 10:00am

Location:
Atwood Higgins House parking lot
269 Bound Brook Island Road
Wellfleet, MA
United States

Event Type (you may select more than one): 
nad
other
CFP
Call for Papers: 
no

Admission: Free
Join Park Historian Bill Burke for a brief talk and walk through the Baker-Biddle House grounds to learn about the 2012 archaeological investigation of the site. The house, which dates from 1795, was recently acquired by the National Park Service. Subsequent archaeological investigations uncovered a rich collection of prehistoric and historic artifacts. Over 11,000 artifacts were recovered in the 2.5 acres surrounding the main house, including ceramics, shell, and stone tools from a prehistoric shell midden located adjacent to the main house.

Contact Information
Name: 
Bill Burke
Telephone: 
508-255-3421 ext 0301

Location

Sudbury Plantation: A Puritan History Not Fully Recorded
Sponsoring Institution/Organization: 
Sponsored by Wayland Historical Commission, Wayland Historical Society
Start Date: 
Saturday, October 15, 2016 - 2:00pm

Location:
Wayland Town Building, Large Hearing Room
41 Cochituate Rd
Wayland, MA
United States

Event Type (you may select more than one): 
nad
CFP
Call for Papers: 
no

Admission: Free
The town of Wayland was originally established as the Sudbury Plantation in 1638. There are unanswered questions when it comes to the history of North Cemetery and the surrounding land, the locations of Sudbury Plantation's first meetinghouses. Join presenter Salvatore Demaio as he gives an analysis of historical artifacts collected from a neighboring parcel, and discusses how they provide a broad range of dates and a historical glimpse of one property.

Contact Information
Name: 
Sheila Carel
Telephone: 
508-358-4646

Location

Archaeology "Take-a-Walk" Backpack
Sponsoring Institution/Organization: 
Sponsored by Gore Place
Start Date: 
Saturday, October 1, 2016 - 12:00pm to Monday, October 31, 2016 - 3:00pm

Location:
Gore Place
52 Gore Street
Waltham, MA
United States

Event Type (you may select more than one): 
nad
education
other
CFP
Call for Papers: 
no

Admission: $5 per hour, per backpack
In honor of Archaeology Month, Gore Place is offering an archaeology themed backpack as part of the year-round "Take a Walk" activity. With it, children and their accompanying adults can explore the open spaces and hidden places on this 50 acre estate. Each backpack contains binoculars, a magnifying glass, and archaeology related activities appropriate for children ages 3-8.

Mondays through Fridays 10am-3pm and Saturdays 12-3pm, all October

Contact Information
Name: 
Gore Place

Location

Kids Archaeology Day
Sponsoring Institution/Organization: 
Sponsored by Old Colony History Museum
Start Date: 
Saturday, October 1, 2016 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm

Location:
Old Colony History Museum
66 Church Green
Taunton, MA
United States

Event Type (you may select more than one): 
nad
exhibition
education
CFP
Call for Papers: 
no

Admission: Free; call 508-822-1622 to reserve a spot
Do you wonder how people lived hundreds or thousands of years ago? Come and learn about life long ago at our Archaeology Day event. See real artifacts from New England history and learn how archaeologists decipher our past. Kids will even get to try their hand at archaeology and take home their own treasures. Free and open to the public. Call the main office at 508-822-1622 to reserve your spot.

Contact Information
Name: 
Old Colony History Museum
Telephone: 
508-822-1622

Location

King Philip's War in Your Backyard
Sponsoring Institution/Organization: 
Sponsored by Sudbury Historical Society
Start Date: 
Saturday, October 1, 2016 - 10:00am to Monday, October 31, 2016 - 5:00pm

Location:
Goodnow Library, 2nd Floor Display Case by Reference Desk
21 Concord Road
Sudbury, MA
United States

Event Type (you may select more than one): 
nad
exhibition
education
CFP
Call for Papers: 
no

Admission: Free
Come view artifacts from King Phillip's War, which occurred over a 3 day period in 1676 in Sudbury.

Daily throughout October. Monday-Thursday 9am-9pm, Friday 9am-5pm, Saturday 10am-5pm, Sunday 1pm-5pm

Contact Information
Name: 
Lee Swanson
Telephone: 
978-460-0347

Location

Take a Closer Look: Historical Archaeology
Sponsoring Institution/Organization: 
Sponsored by Old Sturbridge Village
Start Date: 
Saturday, October 8, 2016 - 10:00am

Location:
Old Sturbridge Village
1 Old Sturbridge Village Rd
Sturbridge, MA
United States

Event Type (you may select more than one): 
nad
CFP
Call for Papers: 
no

Admission: Adults: $24, Seniors: $22, Youths: $8, Children under 3: Free
Combining documentary research with archaeological excavation revealed how the land that became Old Sturbridge Village was used as the David Wight Farm for more than 150 years.

Contact Information
Name: 
Old Sturbridge Village

Location

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