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POSTPONED: The China Trade

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Presented by Jamaica Plain Historical Society at Arnold Arboretum, Boston MA

Apr 26 2020
POSTPONED: The China Trade

After breaking free from British rule, American identity had more to do with sailing to the East than trekking into the West.  Primary sources will help trace America’s earliest encounters on a global stage.

At a moment when our country seems especially divided, Prof. Dane Morrison of Salem State University will discuss how Americans forged a national identity after the War of Independence. After breaking free from British rule, American identity had more to do with sailing to the East than trekking into the West.  Private  journals, letters, ships’ logs, memoirs, and newspaper accounts help trace America’s earliest encounters on a global stage. This talk will particularly focus on the

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Arnold Arboretum

125 Arborway, Boston, MA 02130

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

Info regarding how this event is being affected by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis.:

The Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University is not hosting any events through April 30th. We will reschedule to a date later in the fall. Stay well and look for the new date shortly!

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