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Un­fold­ing His­to­ries: Cape Ann

be­fore 1900 at the Cape Ann Mu­seum show­cases the his­tor­i­cal back­ground of the mu­seum and hold­ings from eight other in­sti­tu­tions in the area, aim­ing to high­light ne­glected per­spec­tives from a time be­fore the na­tion’s found­ing.the pieces doc­u­ment Na­tive Amer­i­can life in the area, the first Euro­pean set­tlers from the early 1640s, and in­no­va­tive means of trans­porta­tion dur­ing the mid-19th cen­tury and will be on view from through Septem­ber 9.

Da­guerreo­type of Abi­gail Trask (17881885) and her friend, ca. 1840s. Manch­ester His­tor­i­cal Mu­seum.

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