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Boston Charter Day This Weekend

In honor of the founding of the three oldest towns in Massachusetts – Boston, Dorchester, and Watertown, the Partnership of Historic Boston is celebrating with talks, tours, exhibitions all on the subject of 17th Century Architecture.  The programs look fantastic:

Thursday, September 15, Lecture
Built in the Massachusetts Bay Colony: 17th Century Architecture
Boston Public Library

Friday, September 16, Lecture
Discovery and New Challenges of Restoration
The Bostonian Society

Saturday, September 17, Tour
Tour two Historic New England Properties
The Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm in Newbury and the Rocky Hill Meeting House in Amesbury
(Reservations required; cost $65 per person]

Sunday, September 18, Church Service and Lecture
From Stone to Timber:  Meeting Houses in the New World
The First Church in Boston

Sunday, September 18, Walking Tour
Boston Founders Walking Tour
Tours start from the First Church in Boston

September 15 through October 9, Exhibition
Enduring Legacies of 17th Century Architecture in Massachusetts
Boston Public Library, Rare Book  Room

For more information, view the flyer or visit the Partnership of Historic Boston’s website.