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PLYMOUTH ANTIQUARIAN SOCIETY (PAS)

Calendar of Events: Highlights 2019

Please explore our Calendar of Events. Click on a link to view a specific month: February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December.

First Saturdays on Burial Hill
Free History Tours of Plymouth’s Ancient Burying Ground
Burial Hill TourLaunched independently in 2011 by the Plymouth Antiquarian Society, the Burial Hill series is now a collaborative program with the Pilgrim Society & Pilgrim Hall Museum. Join us every first Saturday of the month at 1 pm through 2020 (excepting January) for an engaging series of free history tours of Burial Hill, led by local historians and guides. Tours begin at the top of the Hill. No reservations required for individuals and families. Involves strenuous walking on steep hillside. Severe weather may cancel tour; check our Facebook pages for updates. See our monthly calendar listings for more detail or click here to download the 2019 schedule.

Burial Hill Tours: History in Progress
Saturday, February 2nd — 1 pm: Bringing Plymoutheans Together:
Community Organizations Then & Now

Guided walking tour with Dr. Anne Mason, Executive Director of the Plymouth Antiquarian Society. Tour begins at the top of the Hill; ascend the brick steps next to First Parish Church in Town Square. For more information, email pasm@verizon.net or call 508-746-0012.

Burial Hill Tours: History in Progress
Saturday, March 2nd — 1 pm: Marms & Mentors: Plymouth’s Early Teachers
Guided walking tour with Dr. Donna Curtin, Executive Director of Pilgrim Hall Museum. Tour begins at the top of the Hill; ascend the brick steps next to First Parish Church in Town Square. For more information, email pasm@verizon.net or call 508-746-0012.

Burial Hill Tours: History in Progress
Saturday, April 6th — 1 pm:
Mills & Ropewalks: Exploring Plymouth’s Industrial Past
Join Dr. Anne Mason, Executive Director of the Plymouth Antiquarian Society, on this one-hour tour highlighting the industries that promoted local economic growth. Tour begins at the top of the Hill; ascend the brick steps next to First Parish Church in Town Square. For more information, email pasm@verizon.net or call 508-746-0012.

Backroads of the South Shore 15th Annual History Symposium
The South Shore Meets the World: Cultural Exchange at Home & Abroad
Saturday, April 13th — 9 am to 2:30 pm
The Spire Center for the Performing Arts, 25 1/2 Court Street, Plymouth
Explore local history during this half-day symposium featuring speakers from area museums and historical societies highlighting recent scholarship and collections work.
Admission: $15, includes refreshments. Reservations recommended
For more information or to reserve tickets, contact Anne Mason, Executive Director of the Plymouth Antiquarian Society, at 508-746-0012 or pasm@verizon.net.

Burial Hill Tours: History in Progress
Saturday, May 4th— 1 pm: Saving the Landscapes of the Past:
Historic Preservation in Plymouth

Celebrate Historic Preservation Month with Dr. Anne Mason, Executive Director of the Plymouth Antiquarian Society, on a 1-hour tour highlighting historic efforts to save Plymouth’s cultural landscapes. Tour begins at the top of the Hill; ascend the brick steps next to First Parish Church in Town Square. For more information, email pasm@verizon.net or call 508-746-0012.

Antiquarian Golf Benefit
Monday, May 17th— 1 pm Shotgun
Southers Marsh Golf Club, Federal Furnace Road, Plymouth
Help preserve local history while you enjoy an afternoon on an award-winning scenic New England course. For more information, email pasm@verizon.net or call 508-746-0012.

Burial Hill Tours: History in Progress
Saturday, June 1st — 1 pm: Final Resting Place: Pilgrim Graves on Burial Hill 

Guided walking tour with Stephen O'Neill, Executive Director of the Hanover Historical Society and Senior Lecturer, Suffolk University. Tour begins at the top of the Hill; ascend the brick steps next to First Parish Church in Town Square. For more information, email pasm@verizon.net or call 508-746-0012.

Burial Hill Tours: History in Progress
Saturday, July 6th — 1 pm:
Mister Davis’s Neighborhood 
Guided walking tour with Dr. Donna Curtin, Executive Director of Pilgrim Hall Museum. Tour begins at the top of the Hill; ascend the brick steps next to First Parish Church in Town Square. For more information, email pasm@verizon.net or call 508-746-0012.

Pilgrim Breakfast
Sunday, July 7th — 8:30 to 11:30 am
Harlow Old Fort House, 119 Sandwich Street

Costumed servers dish out piping hot fishcakes, baked beans, cornbread and other tasty fare, while strolling singers share songs, riddles, and 17th-century cheer. This hearty New England breakfast is a local tradition not to be missed! Proceeds benefit the preservation of the 1677 Harlow House. Please be aware that tickets are non-refundable.
Fee: $12.50 per person; $10 members; $45 family discount (2 adults and up to 3 children).

Burial Hill Tours: History in Progress
Saturday, August 3rd — 1 pm: The Stonecarver’s Art 

Guided walking tour with Dr. Donna Curtin, Executive Director of Pilgrim Hall Museum. Tour begins at the top of the Hill; ascend the brick steps next to First Parish Church in Town Square. For more information, email pasm@verizon.net or call 508-746-0012.

Antiquarian Summer Fair
Saturday, August 24th — 10 am to 3 pm
Hedge House, 126 Water Street

Attic treasures, jewelry, homemade goodies, and bargains galore are some of the delights of this old-fashioned New England fair, held under a big tent on our sweeping lawn overlooking Plymouth harbor. Gates open promptly at 10 am and browsers are welcome, free of charge! Can't wait to see what's on offer? Special 9:30 am Early Bird Admission is $10 per person.

Burial Hill Tours: History in Progress
Saturday, September 7th — 1 pm: A Blessing Great but Dangerous:
Children in Early Plymouth

Guided walking tour with Dr. Donna Curtin, Executive Director of Pilgrim Hall Museum. Tour begins at the top of the Hill; ascend the brick steps next to First Parish Church in Town Square. For more information, email pasm@verizon.net or call 508-746-0012.

Thirsty Pilgrim Beer Festival
Saturday & Sunday, September 7th & 8th — 1 to 7 pm
Hedge House Museum, 126 Water Street
Enjoy cold beer, great food, and live music on the Hedge House lawn during this annual fundraising event presented by the Plymouth Lions Club.

Burial Hill Tours: History in Progress
Saturday, October 5th — 1 pm: Finding Early Plymouth: An Archeological View of Burial Hill

Guided tour with Dr. David Landon, Associate Director of the Fiske Memorial Center for Archaeological Research, UMass Boston. Tour begins at the top of the Hill; ascend the brick steps next to First Parish Church in Town Square.For more information, email pasm@verizon.net or call 508-746-0012.

Burial Hill Tours: History in Progress
Saturday, November 2nd — 1 pm: Unruly Women 
Guided walking tour with Dr. Donna Curtin, Executive Director of Pilgrim Hall Museum, and Dr. Anne Mason, Executive Director of the Plymouth Antiquarian Society. Tour begins at the top of the Hill; ascend the brick steps next to First Parish Church in Town Square. For more information, email pasm@verizon.net or call 508-746-0012.

Burial Hill Tours: History in Progress
Saturday, December 7th — 1 pm: Veterans on Burial Hill 

Guided walking tour with Dr. Anne Mason, Executive Director of the Plymouth Antiquarian Society. Tour begins at the top of the Hill; ascend the brick steps next to First Parish Church in Town Square. For more information, email pasm@verizon.net or call 508-746-0012.

 

For more information, contact:
Anne Reilly Mason, Executive Director
Plymouth Antiquarian Society
P.O. Box 3773
Plymouth, MA 02361
Phone 508-746-0012
E-mail pasm@verizon.net