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Alice North Towne Lincoln: Boston's Selfless Advocate for the Poor

By Cambridge Public Library

Join us for Women's History Month as we uncover the story of Alice North Towne Lincoln - one of Boston's great 19th Century philanthropists who has been forgotten by history. 

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12pm – 1pm

Ages 18 and Adult and Senior Adult.

Contact

Main Library Q&A Desk
Help & Information Desk
617-349-4041

Registration required

  • Sign-up is ongoing

Free!

Location

  • Only virtual (online or over the phone).

Additional information

Lincoln's life work was to help the urban poor, reforming tenement housing, closing down Rainsford Island - the little-known Boston Harbor Island that served as an off-shore repository for the city's unwanted - and a number of other causes. 

Registration is required. A Zoom link will be sent to registrants 1 hour before the program starts.