Monthly Archives: April 2014

The Revolution in Boston – as Seen at the MFA

Many of the portraits and paintings that illustrate Bunker Hill come from the collection of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, including the portrait Paul Revere© Museum of Fine Arts, Boston shown here. Explore what these masterpieces tell us about … Continue reading

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Phillis Wheatley and Slavery in Boston

At the outbreak of the Revolutionary War, about one-fifth of the families in Boston were slave owners, including some of the most outspoken patriots. This irony was addressed by Phillis Wheatley, a Boston slave and one of the early republic’s … Continue reading

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Book Discussion Guide

Is your book group reading Bunker Hill? Take a look at our list of discussion questions to help get our conversation going. Have questions of your own? Come ask the author himself when he speaks at the Beech Street Center … Continue reading

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