Bradford House Symposium: Hidden Figures in American History

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The event will feature four visiting speakers as well as Duxbury Archivist and Historian, Carolyn Ravenscroft. The speakers and their topics are as follows:

·        Eileen McNamara, Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author, Brandeis University - Eunice: the Kennedy Who Changed the World

·        Meaghan Siekman, PhD, New England Historic Genealogical Society - Discovering Difficult Genealogies

·        David Furlow, Fellow, Texas Supreme Court Historical Society & Editor, Pilgrim Isaac Allerton Society Journal - Isaac Allerton: 17th Century America’s Behind-the-Scenes Founding Father

·        Lee Blake, President, New Bedford Historical Society - New Bedford’s Underground Railroad & Hidden Figures

·        Carolyn Ravenscroft, DRHS Historian & Archivist - Duxbury’s Women at Sea: Those Who Sailed During the 19th Century