History of Lynn

New Travel Themed Exhibit Opens at Lynn Museum

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1/21/16 From Sea to Sky: Outfitting for Travel An opening reception (as listed in the calendar) was held Thursday at Lynn Museum / LynnArts – in the museum part of the two-building campus – called “From Sea to Sky: Outfitting for Travel.” On view through August 27th. The Lynn Museum‘s new hours are: Tuesdays 3-7PM…

Bud Fowler Monument Dedicated at Fraser

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8/9/15 State Representative Brendan Crighton hosted an unveiling Wednesday of a new monument to Bud Fowler, the “First African American Professional Baseball Player in United States History,” before Moses Walker played in the majors and 100 years before Jackie Robinson. The monument was made by local artist Reno Pisano. You can learn a lot just…

New Baseball Exhibit at Lynn Museum

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6/3/2015 “Day/Night” opened at the Lynn Museum this evening with a talk by State Representative Brendan Crighton on Bud Fowler, the first African American to play professional baseball way back in 1878 for the Lynn Live Oaks. Extensive local research has lead to new information, some of which was discovered right under out noses in…

Oral Histories of Lynn

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From NSCC – North Shore Community College Lynn Oral History Project, Wednesday, April 29th, 12-1:30 Mark your calendars for the North Shore Community College Oral History Project  as students present oral histories of notable Lynn businesses, including Durkee Mower (manufacturer of Fluff), the Capitol Diner, Zimman’s, the Lynn YMCA and Salvy the Florist.  This is the…

Ghosts of Lynn unveiled at street party today (photos)

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Ghosts of Lynn is a collaboration of Raw Art Works, Lynn Museum, visionspace gallery and the Downtown Lynn Cultural District for the latest round of photos under the bridge. Today’s event included food from Paaasteliots, a barber shop quartet, and your LynnHappens editor, Seth Albaum, DJ’ing 50’s/60’s soul and motown to compliment the “Ghosts” from…