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    NEWTON’S REVOLUTIONARY ROOTS – THE NEWTON HISTORY SERIES

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    November 7, 2011

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    NEWTON’S REVOLUTIONARY ROOTS – THE NEWTON HISTORY SERIES

    NEWTON’S REVOLUTIONARY ROOTS – THE NEWTON HISTORY SERIES
    Edward Durant, Leading Citizen
    Independent scholar Mary Fuhrer will discuss Edward Durant´s role as a leader-socially and civically-in late colonial Newton. Edward Durant was a leading citizen in many senses. Among the town´s largest landowners, Durant was a man of means, setting standards of learning, refinement, and style. His townsmen looked to him...

    NEWTON’S REVOLUTIONARY ROOTS – THE NEWTON HISTORY SERIES
    Edward Durant, Leading Citizen
    Independent scholar Mary Fuhrer will discuss Edward Durant´s role as a leader-socially and civically-in late colonial Newton. Edward Durant was a leading citizen in many senses. Among the town´s largest landowners, Durant was a man of means, setting standards of learning, refinement, and style. His townsmen looked to him for leadership, and never more so than when they believed their cherished rights to self-determination were under attack in the decade before 1776.
    Newton Free Library, 330 Homer Street. Free.


    Newton Free Library

    330 Homer Street
    Newton, MA 02459

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    free


    General Day and Time Info:

    7 PM


    Phone: 617.796.1450


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