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).
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“American Crisis: George Washington after Yorktown” with William M. Fowler, Jr. (to be held at First Congregational Church of Falmouth)
June 8, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pmFREE
SATURDAY, JUNE 8, 11:00 AM | NO CHARGE
FIRST CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH, FALMOUTH
“American Crisis: George Washington after Yorktown,” presented by William M. Fowler Jr.
View the George Washington Inaugural Bible
Attend the First Presentation of the Katharine Lee Bates Historian Award
The George Washington Inaugural Bible, that was used during the inauguration of our first president on April 30, 1789, will be the centerpiece for a special presentation in concert with the Masons’ Marine Lodge A.F. & A.M. in Falmouth. Dr. William M. Fowler Jr., Distinguished Professor of History, emeritus, at Northeastern University, will make a presentation about Washington and will then be honored as the first recipient of the Falmouth Historical Society’s new Katharine Lee Bates Historian Award, named for Falmouth’s iconic daughter who wrote “America the Beautiful.” Among his many accomplishments, Dr. Fowler served for seven years as director of the Massachusetts Historical Society and authored “American Crisis: George Washington and the Dangerous Two Years After Yorktown, 1781-1783.”The Inaugural Bible will be on loan to the Falmouth Masonic lodge that weekend from St. John’s Lodge No 1, Ancient York Masons, in New York City.