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    Girls Night Out in the 1890s

    Presented by at Old South Meeting House

    November 19, 2009


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    Girls Night Out in the 1890s

    On a hot July day in 1891, 4 wealthy women set off for 10 days of “roughing it” on Great Brewster Island and kept a diary of their summer adventure on their “enchanted isle.” Now in the collection of the Schlesinger Library at Harvard University, the diary is a window into the lives of 19th century women and a snapshot of a time when the Harbor Islands played a prominent role in the lives of Boston-area residents....

    On a hot July day in 1891, 4 wealthy women set off for 10 days of “roughing it” on Great Brewster Island and kept a diary of their summer adventure on their “enchanted isle.” Now in the collection of the Schlesinger Library at Harvard University, the diary is a window into the lives of 19th century women and a snapshot of a time when the Harbor Islands played a prominent role in the lives of Boston-area residents. Author Stephanie Schorow introduces us to the “Scribe, Autocrat, Aristocrat and Acrobat” and their delightful get away


    Old South Meeting House

    310 Washington Street
    Boston, MA 02108

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    $5 for adults, $4 for seniors/college students, $1 for children (6-18)


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    12:15 PM


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