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The Arlington Historical Society welcomes all to its 10th year of members gathering to hear interesting talks and enjoy refreshments on midwinter Wednesdays. All events are at 1 p.m. in person at the Historical Society, 7 Jason St.

Note: Please check the society website the morning of the scheduled talk for postponements or cancellations in the event of inclement weather.

Prince Hall Cemetery Memorial Day ceremony, May 27, 2002Prince Hall Cemetery Memorial Day ceremony, May 27, 2002.

February 22nd
Howard B. Winkler, former Society president - THE STATUE OF LIBERTY

Learn about her origin, her features, her construction, her finances, and her pedestal--many interesting details about why she is still standing.

Alreay held:

Feb. 15th
The Singing Grandpops - A VALENTINE SPECIAL
In a lighthearted get-together, the "infamous" Singing Grandpops will serenade us with love songs and goofy antics that are sure to entertain and warm this February afternoon.

Feb. 8
Rosemarie Smurzynski - PRINCE HALL: Man & Legacy

Among Prince Hall's accomplishments: he lobbied to be a Mason; he founded Black Masonry; he petitioned the Massachusetts Great and General court for black rights, including equal education. Each Memorial Day we celebrate the man and his legacy in the East Arlington cemetery named for him.

This news announcement was published Thursday, Feb. 2, 2023, based on an email to society members. YourArlington volunteer Kim Haase helped prepare it for publication. It was updated Feb. 16.