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Weymouth History Lecture Series presents: Michelle Coughlin
June 9, 2022 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pmFree
Michelle Coughlin will speak about “The Complex Worlds of Colonial Women.” Ms. Coughlin is a historian and author whose research interests include early American social history, women’s history, Black history, material culture, and public history. She serves on the board of the Abigail Adams Birthplace and as Museum Administrator of Boston’s Gibson House Museum, and is currently a guest scholar for New England Beginnings, a partnership that promotes the exploration of the cultures that shaped early New England. She holds graduate degrees in history from Tufts University and English and American Literature from Harvard University Extension School, as well as a graduate-level certificate in museum studies. Ms. Coughlin has written two books, One Colonial Woman’s World: The Life and Writings of Mehetabel Chandler Coit, and Penelope Winslow, Plymouth Colony First Lady: Re-Imagining a Life.