Tales of Edgartown with Chris Baer

Tales of Edgartown: Lectures in the Legacy Gardens

Join us for a unique series of lectures held in the Legacy Gardens at the historic Cooke House. Each Monday we will host an hour of captivating talks that bring Edgartown’s rich past to life. Every session will feature a new speaker, shedding light on a unique aspect of our Island’s story. Enjoy light refreshments, connect with history, and relax in the picturesque setting.

This Week’s Featured Speaker: Chris Baer, celebrated local historian, teacher, and author, invites you to explore the lesser-known tales of Edgartown. Uncover the hidden histories of forgotten places and figures, from the Edgartown portion of the State Forest to old telegraph stations and the 1920s Chappy bridge. Discover the intriguing complexities of Edgartown’s history that never made it to the textbooks.

MVM Members: $20; Non-Members: $30.


Date August 12, 2024
From 4:00 pm
To 5:00 pm
Type Talk
Venue Cooke House & Legacy Gardens
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