A Revolution of Her Own

Americal Civic Center, 465-7 Main Street, Wakefield, MA Special dramatic presentation by History at Play, presenting the story of the courageous colonial woman Deborah Sampson. Deborah Sampson, the first woman to fight in and be honorably discharged from the American Military, captivates audiences in animmersive living history program chronicling her life. An indentured servant by age five, Deborah grew…

Trolley Tours

Take a narrated tour of parts of historic Wakefield while seated on a comfortable Old Town Trolley car on Saturday, September 28th, 2019. See the buildings that you pass every day with new eyes!  The history of the town comes to life through the stories of Wakefield’s houses and structures, and the men and women…

Margaret Hamilton, Civil War Nurse

Notes on this courageous woman:  (Will be writing this up in finished form, but wanted to tell her story for Women’s History Month. Mrs. Margaret Hamilton     Born in Rochester, New York in October 19, 1840,  Hamilton had been educated by the Sisters of Charity (founded in 1809 by Mother Elizabeth Anne Seton).   …