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The “Not So Rich and Famous”

November 10, 2012 @ 1:00 pm
November 10, 2012 @ 2:30 pm
Mount Auburn Cemetery
580 Mt Auburn St,
Watertown, MA 02138 United States

“Stories of the Working Class who Built our City”

Just as the rich and famous were buried at Mount Auburn Cemetery, so were the “not so rich and famous” – the butchers, bakers, candlestick makers – or, in our case, the cigar makers, furriers, midwives, miners, fishermen, clothiers, hatters, and horse carriage conductors. Join docents Carol Harper and Helen Abrams as we investigate the post-Industrial Revolution era and celebrate the lives of the immigrants and others who worked and raised families while building the economies of Boston and Cambridge.

Funding for programs has been provided in part by the Massachusetts Cultural Council.

Massachusetts Cultural Council

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