Saturday, October 3, 1:00 - 2:30 p.m. and 3:00 - 4:30 p.m.
Otis House, 141 Cambridge Street, Boston, Mass.
Join The History Project, Boston's independent LGBTQ archives, for a walking tour of Beacon Hill from an LGBTQ perspective. Learn about historic LGBTQ civil and political rights organizations, protests, bar culture, and the lives of activists and boundary-pushers, including Prescott Townsend, Sarah Orne Jewett and Annie Fields, and the Boston Bohemians.
Tours begin at Otis House. Highlights include Sporters and Gerry Sawyer Square, Charles Street Meeting House, and the homes of several Boston Bohemians. In partnership with The History Project.
$15 Historic New England members
Registration is required. Please call 617-994-5920 or buy online at:
Andrew and Libby will be talking about collecting the history of Boston's LGBTQ bars and introducing our 2015-2016 event schedule. On display will be photos, glassware, matchbooks, flyers, and other bar-related history.
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