Fifth Annual Cambridgeport History Day
Saturday, October 5 (rain or shine)
Join us to learn, explore, exhibit, and re-enact Cambridgeport History. Bring people together, create a sense of place, and share history and common stories. Dana Park, on Magazine Street, between Lawrence and McTernan streets, is the event’s hub.
11:00 “If This House Could Talk…” booth opens in Dana Park, with sign lists, and historical maps.
11:00-12:30 Industry Tour led by Charles Sullivan of the Cambridge Historic Commission (starts in Dana Park)
12:00-5:00 Activities and music in Dana Park
1:00-4:00 Demonstrations of hand-operated letterpress
1:00-1:30 Marcia Deihl performance
1:00-4:00 Civil War encampment: talks & demonstrations
2:30-4:00 Neighborhood tour led by Kit Rawlins of the Cambridge Historic Commission (starts in Dana Park)
5:00 Neighborhood potluck, hosted by the Cambridgeport Neighborhood Association
Activities in Dana Park provided by:
Cambridge Historical Society
Cambridge Historical Commission
Cambridge Public Library
Riverside Boat Club
Cambridge Arts Council
Cambridgeport Neighborhood Association
Cambridgeport History Day is sponsored by the Cambridgeport History Project, co-chaired by Mayor Henrietta Davis and Michael Kenney. Partners include the Cambridge Historical Society, Cambridge Historical Commission, Cambridge Arts Council, Cambridgeport Neighborhood Association, Riverside Boat Club, and Central Square Business Association.