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Reconstructing the Past – Shoes and Brews Lecture
Tuesday, January 7, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm$10
A Special Two-Part Tuesdays in the Parlor Lecture Series at the Loring Greenough House
Please join us for two lectures examining place, family, and history presented by Jamaica Plain residents.
Shoes & Brews: An Irish Family in Jamaica Plain
Lecture by Susan Steele
Tuesday January 7th at 7:30pm
“Shoes & Brews: An Irish Family in Jamaica Plain” follows the Glennon family as they arrive in Hyde Square during the industrial era of 1880 – 1940. Employment in the Thomas G. Plant Shoe Factory and the Burton Brewery provide the family with opportunity and hardship. Follow the transformation of the family and Hyde / Jackson Squares through the decades.
$5 for members / $10 general admission