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The Somerville Museum seeks to engage the community in an on-going dialogue with local artists, scholars, and educators to foster cultural education and understanding.

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Funding provided by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, the Massachusetts Historical Commission, and members of the Somerville Museum.


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Early Music Afternoons 2017-2018 schedule is announced. More.....

AASLHThe American Association for State and Local History (AASLH) recently announced that theSomerville Museum and Charan Devereaux are recipients of a 2017 Leadership in History Award of Merit for "Union Square at Work: Photographs Stories and Music from Somerville’s Oldest Commercial District" and the project's related exhibits, concerts, programs, and music collection (the Union Square Somerville Playlist). The AASLH Leadership in History Awards, now in its 72nd year, is the most prestigious recognition for achievement in the preservation and interpretation of state and local history. The Somerville Museum and Devereaux wish to thank all of the participating Union Square business owners and employees, non-profit staff members, artists, volunteers and supporters for their contributions in bringing the project to reality.

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Don't miss the Final Docent-Led Tours of Three Historic Sites



Historic Somerville in Association with the City of Somerville
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Prospect Hill Tower,
68 Munroe St.
Dates: Thursday 9/14 6:00-8:00 p.m.
Saturday 9/16 2:00-4:00 p.m.

Old Powder House, 850 Broadway
Dates: Thursday 9/7 6:00-8:00 p.m.,
Saturday 9/23 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Milk Row Cemetery 439 Somerville Ave
Dates: Sunday 9/10 2:00-4:00 p.m.
Thursday 9/21
6:00-8:00 p.m.


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