Guided Tour: Food and Mending in Central Square

When: Saturday, October 23 at 2:00 pmWhere: Central Square (details will be shared with registered participants) Cost: $10 Please join us for a guided tour of Food and Mending in Central Square! As a source of both physical and emotional sustenance, food is intricately tied to our survival as individuals and as a community. During the twentieth century, food also … Read More

2018-Past-History Cafés and Self-Guided Tours

Check back soon for dates to upcoming History Cafés and Self-Guided Tours! History Cafés are lively conversations with experts, bringing a historical perspective to timely topics in unique settings around Cambridge. They are social, conversational, and fun. Come to learn, stay for good conversation, refreshments, and cheer! This year’s “Where is Cambridge From?” History Cafés will explore the past and … Read More

Past “Whose Kendall?” History Café and Self-Guided Tour

Kendall Square Then and Now

Join us Tuesday, 9/12/17 at Cambridge Brewing Company for a Self-Guided Tour ​& Talk about ​this dramatically changing neighborhood of Cambridge with Daniel Berger-Jones​ from Cambridge Historical Tours​ ​and Peter Abair​ from Mass Bio. Cambridge Brewing Company is located at 1 Kendall Square, Cambridge, MA 02139. Click here to buy tickets Check back soon for more updates.

Past – Cambridge Discovery Day: Five Senses Over Five Centuries Tour

Cambridge Discovery Day

Engage all your senses as you explore the Hooper-Lee-Nichols House with Daniel Berger-Jones from Cambridge Historical Tours. We will cover four hundred years of Cambridge history through sights, sounds, smells, taste, and touch. Space is limited to 25 people, and the event is free as part of Cambridge Discovery Day. The Hooper-Lee-Nichols House is not handicap accessible. Limited street parking … Read More

Five Senses Over Five Centuries Tour

CHS tour, Shady Hill school, March 2016

Engage all your senses as you explore the c.1685 Hooper-Lee-Nichols House with costumed guide Daniel Berger-Jones of Cambridge Historical Tours. Ages: Perfect for guests ages 8+ Group size: Up to 25 people Cost: Please contact us to discuss pricing Our tours are by appointment only. Please contact us at info@cambridgehistory.org or 617-547-4252 to arrange a tour. Over 1.5 hours, guests … Read More

Self-Guided Tour: Clay, Bricks, Dump, Park: A Tour of North Cambridge

This tour begins with glacial time – 10,000 years ago when ice left behind vast deposits of clay in North Cambridge, then fast-forwards 9,800 years to the neighborhood’s brickmaking heyday, and the dump left in its wake. Clay shaped one of Cambridge’s biggest industries, and the lives of North Cantabrigians for generations. Take a walk through North Cambridge to find out how.

Past History Café & Walking Tour – When Crafty Women Move Domestic Arts to the Public Realm

Cambridge Historical Society, Craftivism tour and talk

Thursday, 04/27/2017, 5:30pm–8:00pm Walking Tour, 5:30-6:20 PM Stroll past “Bee” members’ homes, and hear their stories; all in the Hooper-Lee-Nichols House vicinity. Tour led by Steve Pinkerton. Meet in front of the Longfellow House National Historical Site, 105 Brattle Street. Tour starts promptly at 5:30pm, please arrive a few minutes early. History Cafe, 6:30-8 PM A parlor conversation with Steve Pinkerton & … Read More