Lecture: History of Charcoal Making on Mt. Washington, MA

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Sheffield Historical Society

Friday April 11, 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
All Ages
Dewey Hall, 91 Main St., Sheffield, MA 01257

“The Joys of Being Amateur History Detectives: investigating the dirty work of making charcoal in Mount Washington in the 1800s.” In collaboration with the Mount Washington History Project, a talk by Cory Hines & Mary King Austin about uncovering the fascinating history of this bygone industry and an introduction to the accompanying exhibit, “The Black Art: The History of Charcoal Making on Mount Washington.” Refreshments to be served. For more information call (413) 229-2694, email shs@sheffieldhistory.org,  or visit www.sheffieldhistory.org.