The 1730 Conant House is open all year, Monday-Friday, 10 am to 3 pm for self-guided tours to see our exhibit, “Falmouth: Changing with the Times”. Our Cultural Center rotates exhibits throughout the year. Additionally, the Museums on the Green offers a full range of adult and family programs, including our 2019 Lecture Series. Costs to most lectures are $ 5 for members and $ 10 for non-members, and are usually held at our Cultural Center, 35 Katharine Lee Bates Road, Falmouth unless otherwise noted. We also offer historical trolley rides on Wednesdays during the fall (reservations required), and in the Spring and Summer, walking tours of Falmouth on Tuesday and Thursday mornings at 10 am (weather permitting).
“Denial of Justice: Dorothy Kilgallen, Abuse of Power, and the Most Compelling JFK Assassination Investigation in History” with Mark Shaw
October 10 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm$5.00
Dorothy Kilgallen had it all: fame, fortune and family. She was a Pulitzer-prized nominated newspaper columnist, a star on the sixties TV game show “What’s My Line” and a crack investigative reporter who covered high profile criminal trials. On November 8, 1965, the 52-year-old media icon was found dead in her Manhattan townhouse bedroom. The cause: acute ethanol and barbiturate intoxication. The ruling: accidental. Or was it? Earlier that year, she had taken on the biggest case of career: the JFK Kennedy assassination. She was determined to find out whodunnit; she was certain she had. And she was afraid. No investigation followed; her murder remains unsolved. Now, bestselling author Mark Shaw takes on her story, armed with new facts, eyewitness accounts, revealing statements by family members and shocking new information about Jack Ruby’s part in the JFK assassination. And, of course, he’s got a list of possible suspects, including Kilgallen’s arch enemies: J. Edgar Hoover, mobster Carlos Marcello, Frank Sinatra, and a mystery man she met just hours before her death.