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PLYMOUTH ANTIQUARIAN SOCIETY (PAS)

Calendar of Events: Highlights 2018

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 2016 (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 2018 schedule.

Burial Hill Tours: History in Progress
Saturday, February 3rd — 1 pm: The Food of Love: Four Centuries of Plymouth Cuisine

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, March 3rd — 1 pm: Beyond the Gravestone: Monuments & Memorials 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.

Burial Hill Tours: History in Progress
Saturday, April 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.

Backroads of the South Shore 14th Annual History Symposium
Coastal Colony: The 17th Century on the South Shore
Saturday, April 14th — 9 am to 2:30 pm
The Spire Center for the Performing Arts, 25 1/2 Court Street, Plymouth
Sponsored by the Backroads of the South Shore, a local consortium of small historical societies and museums.
Admission includes breakfast refreshments. Reservations recommended.
For more information or to reserve tickets, contact Paula Fisher, Director of Marketing and Group Services at the Plymouth County Convention and Visitors Bureau, at 508-747-0100 or paula.fisher@SeePlymouth.com.

Burial Hill Tours: History in Progress
Saturday, May 5th— 1 pm: From Psalms to Marching Bands: Community Music in Plymouth
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.

Antiquarian Golf Benefit
Monday, May 21st— 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. You may register online using the PayPal button below.

2018 Golf Tournament

Historic House Tours at the Hedge House Museum, 126 Water Street
Wednesday — Sunday, 2 to 6 pm, June 1st through August 31st

Admission: $6 adults; $3 children; free for PAS members and Plymouth residents.

Burial Hill Tours: History in Progress
Saturday, June 2nd — 1 pm: Juneteenth: African-American Stories in the Graveyard

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.

Historic House Tours at the Spooner House Museum, 27 North Street
Thursdays & Sundays, 2 to 6 pm, June 3rd through August 30th

Admission: $6 adults; $3 children; free for PAS members and Plymouth residents.

Tuesday Free Days at the Harlow Old Fort House, 119 Sandwich Street
Tuesdays, 11 am to 3 pm, June 5th through August 28th

Pilgrim Breakfast
Sunday, July 1st — 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!
For more details, email pasm@verizon.net or call 508-746-0012.

Burial Hill Tours: History in Progress
Saturday, July 7th — 1 pm:
Colonial Coffins, Graves, and Funerals
Guided walking tour with Stephen O'Neill, Executive Director ofthe 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, August 4th — 1 pm: Epitaphs Curious & Common

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 25th — 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 1st — 1 pm: Plymoutheans Abroad: Stories of Overseas Travel

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.

Thirsty Pilgrim Beer Festival
Saturday & Sunday, September 8th & 9th — 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 6th — 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 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.

Burial Hill Tours: History in Progress
Saturday, December 1st — 1 pm: Animal Tales

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