Free Lecture: With Bells on His Toes: Dr. Arthur Nichols, physician and expert change-ringer (1840-1923) by Danielle Galler Rabinowitz
This free lecture is co-sponsored by The Nichols House Museum and the Paul S. Russell, MD, Museum of Medical History and Innovation
Dr. Arthur Howard Nichols was recognized during his lifetime as both a prominent Boston medical practitioner and
accomplished bell ringer, who worked tirelessly to help others and to share his musical gift with the world.
This talk will shed light on the unique combination of Nichols’ vocation and avocation, illuminating a powerful historical exemplar of musical-medical intersection.
The Nichols House is a historic house museum that offers visitors a unique glimpse of late 19th and early 20th century domestic life on Boston’s Beacon Hill and tells the story of the progressive Nichols family. Located at 55 Mount Vernon Street, the museum is currently open for tours Tuesday through Saturday, from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm.