“Remaking Boston: The City and Environmental Change over the Centuries”
The Massachusetts Historical Society is organizing a conference on the environmental history of Boston.
“Remaking Boston: The City and Environmental Change over the Centuries” will take place at the Society May 4-6, 2006. Professor Brian Donahue of Brandies University, the author of The Great Meadow: Farming the Land in Colonial Concord,” will deliver the principal address Thursday evening, May 4. On Friday and Saturday, May 5-6, attention will turn to five panels. At each of these sessions, authors and assigned commentators will discuss two or three pre-circulated papers before we open the floor to general discussion. Sessions will consider climate and weather, Boston Harbor, the countryside and the city, rivers and water, and land use.
For further information on “Remaking Boston,” check the Society’s web site, www.masshist.org or contact Cherylinne Pina, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Massachusetts Historical Society
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Boston, MA 02215
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