Slavery at the Abigail Adams Birthplace

Thursday, February 26, 2015 7:00-8:00 p.m. Tufts Library, 46 Broad St., Weymouth Abigail Smith Adams strongly opposed the institution of slavery, yet she grew up in a slave-owning household. Her father, the Reverend William Smith, owned a male servant named Tom as well as a female servant named Phoebe; both played significant roles in Abigail […]

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Women’s History Month Panel Saturday, March 7, 2015

Megan Marshall,  Eve LaPlante and Susan Ware 3:00-4:30 p.m. Weymouth High School Humanities Center, 1 Wildcat Way, South Weymouth, Mass. Admission is $15 per person, $10 for AAHS members. Reservations are not necessary.     Abigail Adams Historical Society (AAHS), stewards of the Abigail Adams Birthplace, commemorates Women’s History Month by presenting an expert discussion panel on […]

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