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Lunchtime Lectures with Jim McAllister (VIRTUAL EVENT)

June 26, 2020 @ 12:00 pm

Week Nine Weekday Schedule


Monday June 22    McIntire District Memories

These excerpts from the  “Lee Letter” collection at PEM’s Phillips Library capture the characters and color of the neighborhood as recorded by residents and former residents in the late 19th century


Tuesday, June 23    Three American Icons

The story behind Gloucester’s “Man at the Wheel” statue,” Rockport’s Motif #1, and the “Spirit of ’76” painting in Marblehead – three regional, if not national, treasures


Wednesday, June 24    The Wonderful World of Salem’s Ross Sterling Turner

One of the great watercolorists of his era, Turner (1847-1915) was a major force in the Boston art scene and, for 30 years, one of Salem’s most active and valuable citizens


Thursday, June 25    Shrinking Salem

A chronicling of  how pieces of Salem’s original land mass became new communities in the first half century after Roger Conant’s arrival in 1626


Friday, June 26   Get Outta Town!

A photographic survey of some of the most beautiful, interesting, historic or unique sites that are to be found on Boston’s North Shore


All talks by reservation only!   Reservations accepted only by email (culturecorner@gmail.com)

Please note I have limited the number of people that can access each talk. First come first serve.

With your reservation confirmation you will receive directions for accessing the Zoom talk site.

$5 per talk.  Pay via PayPal  to my email address (or make other arrangements via email) after your reservation is confirmed and prior to the lecture)


June 26, 2020
12:00 pm