Virtual: Samuel Harrison

Loading Events

Upcoming Events › History or Heritage

Events Search and Views Navigation

Event Views Navigation

April 2021

Virtual: Samuel Harrison

April 15 @ 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Arrowhead and Berkshire Historical Society, 780 Holmes Road
Pittsfield, 01201 United States
+ Google Map

Join Ann-Elizabeth Barnes, author of "The Reverend Samuel Harrison." In honor of the birthday of Samuel Harrison, chaplain of the famed Massachusetts 54th Regiment, this presentation will illuminate this famed Abolitionist, Activist, and Chaplain of the Massachusetts 54th, the First Black Regiment Raised in the North to fight in the Civil War. Barnes highlights the unrecognized roles Blacks played in the events and outcome of the Civil War as well as the role the Black soldiers played in securing their…

Find out more »

Virtual: Mr. Noble Melancholy

April 23 @ 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Arrowhead and Berkshire Historical Society, 780 Holmes Road
Pittsfield, 01201 United States
+ Google Map

Join the Berkshire County Historical Society and the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Berkshire Community College (OLLI) as we present "Mr. Noble Melancholy", starring John Trainor as Nathaniel Hawthorne. A virtual event, viewers will step into the North Parlor at Arrowhead to hear from Herman Melville's friend and mentor, Nathaniel Hawthorne as he shares thoughts about his life, friends, writing career, and his brief sojourn in Berkshire County in the "little red cottage" for 18 months of his life. Following…

Find out more »
+ Export Events