Author Archives: Linda Burke
The Wareham Historical Society, Inc. is planning to award a scholarship in the summer/fall of 2021 to a student graduating from Wareham High School in 2021 who will pursue a degree in education. The amount will be determined at the time of the award, but will be up to $1000.00. Continue reading
Join “Two Grannies On The Road” as they take a tour of Wareham’s historic sites.
Join “Two Grannies On The Road” as they take a tour through the Kendrick House Museum.
Due to the Coronavirus Pandemic, the Wareham Historical Society has no choice but to cancel all public events for the 2020 summer season. This includes our monthly speaker programs, museum tours and our 44th annual Fourth of July Annual Antique and Craft Faire. … Continue reading
The Wareham Historical Society proudly announces that a $1,000 scholarship award has been given to Lukas Watkins. Lukas will be attending Curry College this fall. Due to COVID-19 and changes in graduation ceremonies, the scholarship will be officially announced 6:30 … Continue reading
Monday’s program, 3/16/20, has been postponed until May 2020. Wareham Historical Society’s “Show and Tell” will be postponed out of caution and concern for our guests, because information about COVID-19 is changing hourly. Please bring an item from your own … Continue reading
Monday, February 17, 2020 Methodist Meeting House, 495 Main Street, Wareham, MA 02571 ADMISSION: Members are free, non-members-$2.00 Hear local historian Lynda Ames in a tribute program titled, Dempsey’s Dream: A story of racial equality within a forgotten piece of Wareham history. … Continue reading
Monday, Feb. 3, 2020, at 7 p.m. Methodist Meeting House, 495 Main Street, Wareham, MA 02571 This is a continuation of the film, showing what transpired in the years after the Seneca Falls Convention that led to the dramatic legislation … Continue reading
Monday, January 20, 2020, at 7 p.m. Methodist Meeting House, 495 Main Street, Wareham, MA 02571 Please join the Wareham Historical Society as we commemorate the 100 year anniversary of the National Women’s Suffrage Movement, which led to the 19th … Continue reading
A Presentation by Historian Michael J. Maddigan Monday, November 18, 2019, at 7 p.m. Methodist Meeting House, 495 Main Street, Wareham In 1877 Victorian-era Spiritualists who believed in communication with the dead held a camp meeting on the shore of … Continue reading