So, as we march into March, which by the way is the first month in the Roman calendar and named after Mars (a.k.a., Martius, the Roman god of war), here are some local and state March tidbits to ponder.
Did you know that Worcester was also the site for the first National Women’s Rights Convention in 1850? It was a two-day, national conference with extensive newspaper reporting hastened a series of events that transformed the landscape for women.
Check out the Worcester Historical Museum on four Saturdays in May and June for a fantastic reading and discussion series called Making Sense of the American Civil War provided in partnership with Worcester Public Library. The informative, four-part historical series is free and will examine the multifaceted nature of the Civil War and will touch upon Worcester’s historical and individual connections to the period.
The City of Worcester is known for many remarkable things, but how many people know it was home to the Mother of the American Valentine?