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Monthly Archives: March 2014

Commemoration of USS Constitution’s Great Escape

USS Constitution

Commemoration of USS Constitution’s Great Escape Thursday, April 3rd, Come celebrate the chase and rescue of the USS Constitution on its 200th Anniversary. On April 3, 1814 , Marbleheaders watched a dramatic display of seamanship unfold before their eyes. The

Posted in Events, Lectures, Old Town House

March is Membership Month

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Membership Month. What do Thomas Swasey, Jeremiah Lee and J.O.J. Frost have in common? They all belong to the Marblehead Museum!  Your membership helps us preserve their history and yours.  Look for our new membership mailer in your post box

Posted in Membership & Donors

2014 Auction: Most Successful Ever!


Marblehead Museum 2014 Auction: Most Successful Ever! The bidding was fast and furious at the close on Sunday evening with over 150 items donated by over 100 donors and bid upon by over 75 bidders!  Congratulations to all the winning bidders

Posted in Events

Spring Lecture Series: Understanding the Civil War


The Bloodiest War: Understanding the Civil War Presentation by Marblehead Historian,  Standley Goodwin.    Standley will discuss his research on the Civil War weapons and battle strategies. This lecture continues Marblehead Museum’s Marblehead 101 series of lectures, exhibits and events.

Posted in Civil War, Events, Lectures