The Story of the Bee

Read the full The Story of the Bee by Mary Towle Palmer (1924) as a PDF here Read the finding aid for The Bee Records, 1861–1934 here Cambridge Proceedings, Volume 17, 1924 EXTRACTS FROM “THE STORY OF THE BEE” BY MARY TOWLE PALMER Since there is no record of the exact pages which Mrs. Palmer read before the Society at … Read More

1905: A Year of New Beginnings

By Michael Kenney, 2015 Call 1905 “a year of new beginnings.” It marked not only the final decision on a new subway route—today’s Red Line—but also the birth of the Cambridge Historical Society. Well into the year, there was debate over whether to run a subway underground once it crossed the Charles River, or to run an elevated line through … Read More