Visit The Robbins House

June, July & August: 11-4
(Closed Tuesdays)
September, October: 11-4
(Open Fri-Sun + Columbus Day)

320 Monument Street
Concord MA
(Located opposite the Old North Bridge)

(978) 254-1745
Undoing Racism

Undoing Racism

Undoing Racism Talk Cohosted with First Parish in Concord

November 5 • 3-5 pm • First Parish in Concord, 20 Lexington Rd.

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What Would Henry Do?

What Would Henry Do?

Based on Thoreau Farm’s new book, What Would Henry Do? Essays for the 21st Century, a panel of Thoreauvian essayists, including Robbins House President Maria Madison, Tim Hebert, Jack Nevision, Leslie Perrin Wilson, and moderated by Ken Lizotte, will discuss their contributions to the book and lead a group discussion on potential actions Thoreau might take if he were with us today.

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Robbins House Outdoor Exhibit Feedback

Robbins House Outdoor Exhibit Feedback

Installed July 2017

The Robbins House recently installed a timeline of the long Civil Rights movement listing local, state and national events. We invite visitors to let us know what current events they’d add, since our timeline ends in 2017 but will stand in front of the Robbins House for years to come. Much has happened just in the few months since the outdoor exhibit was installed. Here is a response we just received:

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New Research Discovery!

Ellen Garrison, 19th Century Robbins House Civil Rights Activist, Buried in John Brown’s Family Pasadena Cemetery

1892 Mountainview Cemetery records in Pasadena, CA, reveal that Ellen Garrison Clark died of tuberculosis at age 69.

While visiting California last week, Robbins House president Maria Madison took time out to visit the Mountainview Cemetery in Pasadena / Altadena, where we knew Ellen Garrison was buried. Here’s what she found out…

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Spotlight On… Jayne Gordon, Concord Historian

Spotlight on… Jayne Gordon, Concord Historian

Many people know Jayne Gordon as the Concord historian, leading tours around town, answering questions and conducting classes that focus on the town’s rich history. But as those who know her would be quick to point out, Concord historian is much too narrow a description for who she is and what she does…

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