FEBRUARY IS BLACK HISTORY MONTH
PICTURES FROM OUR ANNUAL HOLIDAY AND MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. FAMILY DAYS
POSTAL HISTORY SYMPOSIUM SCHEDULE
8:30AM Exhibition opens - small breakfast
9:30AM Walk/drive over to College Hall room 202, at Regis College
9:50AM Opening remarks - Yamil H. Kouri, Jr.
10:00 - 10:45AM “Mexican Independence War: Postal History Perspective” by Jaime Benavides (Monterrey, Mexico)
11:00 - 11:45AM “The Mexican War: Culmination of Manifest Destiny” by Dr. Mark Banchik (Great Neck, NY) 12:00N - 1:00PM Lunch at Regis College cafeteria (Dutch treat)
1:05 - 1:50PM “European Military Intervention: 1861-1867” by Yamil H. Kouri, Jr. (Lexington, MA)
2:05 - 2:50PM “The Provisional Period of Mexico, 1867-1868” by Marc Gonzales (Denver, CO)
3:00 - 3:15PM Closing remarks and discussion
3:30 - 4:30PM Tour of the Museum with Curator George Norton
Ben Franklin, aka Dr. Tim O'Connor, listens to Vera Meyer play the glass harmonica, an instrument he invented in 1761, at the Museum's Annual Members Dinner.
The Spellman Friend of Education Award was recently given to Weston resident David Sabot, a senior at the Cambridge School of Weston, because of all his work with the monthly production of the educational video Going Postal (link above). To read more about David click: weston.wickedlocal.com/news/20180224/spellman-museum-announces-friend-of-education-award-recipient
Sending postcards, making Valentine cards and doing arts and crafts with stamps were all part of the fun at our annual Valentines Family Day on Feb. 10