Our Scholars Lectures will explore a variety of topics related to the history of the Mather Homestead including:
Revolutionary Times: the Homestead, built by Deacon Joseph Mather, a devoted preacher and patriot, was raided by the Tories during the Revolutionary War.
18th and 19th century living: the Mather Homestead was kept within family for over seven generations and largely untouched.
Stephen Mather: we celebrate the life and legacy of conservationist Stephen Mather, founder of our National Parks Service.
Gordon Wood, Friends Divided: John Adams and Thomas Jefferson
Wednesday, April 24, 2019, 6:30 pm
Gordon Wood, Professor Emeritus for the History Department of Brown University and Pulitzer Prize winner, discussed his most recent book Friends Divided: John Adams and Thomas Jefferson to a sold out audience. Little trivia fact ... Professor Gordon Wood was mentioned by Matt Damon in the film "Good Will Hunting"!