When we were at the Beck Cultural Exchange Center, we heard about world re-nowned artists, the Delaney Brothers, Beauford and Joseph. Eventually the Beck Center will have a separate building dedicated to the brothers. But for now, I thought I would go down to the KMA and check out their art. It turns out that the KMA is going to be having an exhibit featuring Beauford next month. So, I’m going to wait to discuss the Delaney brothers. Instead, I’m going to talk about the female artists exhibited.
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Did I eat in Boston? Did I drink? Yes, yes, I did. Listen to the episode to find out where and what. Hint, there was Guinness involved. In addition to Boston eats, this episode includes the Derby in Salem, MA and some dining in Providence, Rhode Island.
While in Boston, I knew that I had to make the trip up to Salem. Did I mention that it was October? So, on a Saturday, in October, I went to Salem. It was rainy and busy. The pics don’t show a lot of people because they were all at the witch museum. After Salem, I headed back into Boston to check out the Museum of Fine Arts Boston.
In the 3rd episode from Boston, MA. I finish up my first day with a visit to the Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company and the Old State House. I tell the story of Crispus Attucks, the first person killed in the Boston Massacre and the first American killed in the Revolutionary War.
This episode tells the story of Lewis Hayden, an escaped slave from Kentucky. Hayden went on to become an integral figure in the anti-slavery movement. Hayden and his wife, Harriet, provided a safe haven for hundreds of escaped slaves.
I’m starting off the new season with Boston, MA. Part 1 encompasses arrival and some histories. Arrival will give you some tips on public transportation to and from the airport and some info on the train systems. This episode will also cover the Boston Women’s Heritage Trail in the Back Bay East Area.