The Massachusetts Studies Network

Map of Massachusetts from A New and Elegant General Atlas by Arrowsmith & Lewis, 1804. UMass Amherst DuBois Library Special CollectionsThis network connects people who work in the fields of Massachusetts history, culture and environment, past and present. Discussions, special interest groups, live chats, photo sharing and more. Please join in!

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Emily Levin posted an event

Haunting at Witch Hill at Peirce Farm at Witch Hill

October 30, 2016 from 6:30pm to 10:30pm
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TRAILS & SAILS: Two Weekends of Walks and Water at Essex National Heritage Area

September 16, 2016 to September 25, 2016
Aug 16
Beverly Phelps posted a status
"Deerfield Valley Art Association celebrates its 85th year fostering art and artists in western MA. visit"
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Jul 5
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Apr 22
Ruth M. Lyon is now a member of The Massachusetts Studies Network
Apr 1
Emily Levin posted an event

Essex Heritage Annual Spring Meeting at Newburyport City Hall

April 14, 2016 from 8am to 10am
Mar 25
Joanne Riley replied to the discussion 'Anyone know of a source for stereo-viewing glasses ( period views )'
Mar 17


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The MA Studies Network is an initiative of the Joseph P. Healey Library, University of Massachusetts Boston and Mass. Humanities, the state-based affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities, supporting programs that use history, literature, philosophy, and the other humanities disciplines to enhance and improve civic life throughout Massachusetts.

The development of this pilot network was supported by a "Digital Startup" grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities

This project has been designated a "We the People" project by the National Endowment for the Humanities. We the People is an NEH program designed to encourage and enhance the teaching, study, and understanding of American history, culture, and democratic principles.

NOTE: Any views, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this website do not necessarily reflect those of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

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1 Haunting at Witch Hill

Haunting at Witch Hill

October 30, 2016 from 6:30pm to 10:30pm at Peirce Farm at Witch Hill

Organized By: Essex National Heritage Commission



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