Due to the pandemic, the Museums on the Green is currently closed to the public. However, we have created a dynamic new virtual series of talks with authors and historians (see what’s planned below), and new virtual exhibits featuring items from the archives. You can also read the latest issue of “Untold Tales of Falmouth” and catch up with previously published Tales here. Plus…there’s more to come!
The Museums on the Green is also seeking submissions for its “Covid-19 Archives”. Individuals, businesses and groups are invited to submit journals, essays, poems, photographs, songs, videos and other items that illustrate what life has been like in Falmouth during the 2020 pandemic. Later, we’ll share these stories and artifacts with you–and preserve them for generations to come in our new archives collection. MORE INFO
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VIRTUAL TALK: “War Fever” with Randy Roberts
May 10 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm$10.00
Boston, Baseball, and America in the Shadow of the Great War
Boston 1918. The deadly Spanish flu spread. The streets emptied. The war raged on. The enemy seemed to be lurking everywhere: prowling in submarines off the coast of Cape Cod, arriving on passenger ships in the harbor. Anyone who looked or sounded German was suspect. A fever gripped the city and wouldn’t let go. Three memorable men lived during this delirious moment in history: Karl Muck, the German conductor of the Boston Symphony Orchestra, was accused of being an enemy spy; Charles Whittlesey, a Harvard law graduate, became an unlikely hero in Europe; and Babe Ruth, who was poised to revolutionize the game he loved and become the most famous baseball player of all time. Together, they offer a gripping narrative of Boston, America at war and American culture in upheaval.
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