Staff of the City of Boston Archaeology Program publish books and papers on their work in Boston.
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Boston's Oldest Buildings and Where to Find Them can be purchased online or in retail bookstores.
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- May 3: Book launch event, Boston Landmarks Commission Preservation Month Keynote
- May 4: Boston By Foot, at 7 p.m.
- May 5: Hingham Library at 7 p.m.
- May 6: Tewksbury Library, at 7 p.m.
- May 11: Historic New England, Loring Greenough House, and Paul Revere House, at 6 p.m.
- May 12: Old North Church, topic: "Diverse Histories of the North End's Oldest Buildings" at 7 p.m.
- May 13: Kingston Library, at 7 p.m.
- May 16: Dorchester Historical Society, Annual Meeting, topic: "Dorchester's Oldest Buildings"
- May 18: Neighborhood Association of Back Bay, at 7 p.m.
- May 19: Boston Public Library, Local and Family History Lecture Series, at 6 p.m.
- May 25: Jamaica Plain Historical Society, at 7 p.m.
- May 27: Maynard Public Library, at 7 p.m.
- June 3: New England Historic Genealogical Society, at 6 p.m.
- June 24: Colonial Society, at 7 p.m.
- July 1: Falmouth Historical Society (link to be added)
- July 13: Goodnow Library, Sudbury (link to be added)
- Late August: Charlestown Historical Society Walking Tour (date to be decided)
- August: New England Historical Genealogical Society walking tour of the oldest buildings in Downtown Boston (date to be decided)
- September 13: Langley Adams Library, at 7 p.m (link to be added)
- First week of October: Revolutionary Spaces (date to be decided)
'Boston's Oldest Buildings and Where to Find Them', By Joseph Bagley, 2021
The book was published by Brandeis University Press. Many 17th- and 18th-century houses survive in Boston. The 50 buildings featured in this book all pre-date 1795. This book features full-color images of the houses, historic photos, and maps. Perfect for history lovers, architectural enthusiasts, and tourists alike. Author proceeds benefit the City's preservation outreach and education efforts.
'A History of Boston in 50 Artifacts', by Joseph Bagley, 2016
This book was published by University Press of New England. History is right under our feet; we need to dig a little to find it. City Archaeologist Joe Bagley uses artifacts to tell the history of Boston. This book features full-color images of each artifact with vivid descriptions, artwork, and maps. Author proceeds benefit the City of Boston Archaeology Program.