MHSM Holiday Party
Friday, December 8 @ 7:00 pmFree
Dr. Kyna Hamill, a longtime Medford Historical Society & Museum member and on the faculty at Boston University, will be the speaker at the MHSM’s Holiday Party. Dr. Hamill has recently published an article on her extensive research into the first performances of “One Horse Open Sleigh” in the mid-19th century blackface minstrel halls of Boston. Learn more about James Pierpont, the man who wrote “Jingle Bells,” and his connections to Medford; Savannah, Georgia; and 19th-century music.