Historic Newton News

Look What's Blooming in the Yard at the Jackson Homestead
March 31, 2014 

Sculpture Exhibition, Newton MA Energy Necklace at Jackson Homestead, Newton, April 3-July 18, 2014
And companion Poetry Walk, June 1

Sculpture curated by Susan Israel -- Artists: Gail Jerauld Bos Mary Dewart Linda Hoffman Susan Israel Milan Klic Peter Kronberg Peter Lipsitt John Powell Margot Stage Gabrielle White Jeanne Williamson

Poetry curated by Susan Edwards Richmond -- Poets: Zachary Bos Polly Brown Cheryl Perrault Linda Fialkoff Lynn Horsky Neil Horsky Terry House Lila Linda Terry Joanne Reynolds Susan Edwards Richmond bg Thurston


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Created Equal: The Civil Rights Movement Then and Now
March 7, 2014  This spring, we will offer an exciting series of programs built around two of the provided films. These powerful documentaries, The Loving Story and Freedom Riders, include dramatic scenes of incidents in the 150-year effort to achieve equal rights for all in the United States. The series will be comprised of 6 programs in March and April: 2 film screenings, 2 lectures, and 2 panel discussions. Each of these programs will address aspects of the Civil Rights Movement – locally and nationally – to celebrate the importance of its legacy 50 years on, and to create dialogue about where we find ourselves today in relation to the same issues.
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Durant-Kenrick House and Grounds is featured On Museum Open House on NewTV
April 12, 2014  Durant-Kenrick House and Grounds is featured On Museum Open House on NewTV
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Durant-Kenrick House and Grounds mounts an original Brown Bess Musket!
March 1, 2014 


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Historic Newton Completes Durant-Kenrick Restoration Project
January 29, 2014  The Durant-Kenrick House and Grounds, a beautifully restored and preserved 1734 house and newly constructed educational center, celebrated its grand opening today in a ceremony that marked the completion of an eight-year, $4.9 million project carried out by volunteers and staff of Historic Newton.
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