Tag Archive for History

LCTV Posts Vintage Lynn Promotional Film

Lynn Community Television released a video yesterday from the archives of the Lynn Museum & Historical Society / LynnArts that was originally produced by the city and the Lynn Area Chamber of Commerce in the late 1940’s. Lynn’s City Hall looks shiny and new!

LCTV and the Museum hope that this is just the first in a series from the archives. Next to be shared is the ribbon cutting ceremony for the brand new Lynnway!

Watch more from Lynn Community Television and its member producers, here!


Disclosure – LynnHappens editor Seth Albaum is Executive Director of Lynn Community Television

May at Lynn Museum / LynnArts

Coming up in May Here’s what’s in store for May at Lynn Museum / LynnArts – Life Drawing Life Drawing at LynnArts goes on location for ArtWeek 2018! Work from a model in a leotard in a rich, warm environment with lots of composition potential. Expand your drawing techniques to include more than just the…

Lydia Pinkham House a National Landmark

9.22.16 On Sunday, September 18th, 2016 people gathered in front of a home on Western Ave. not too far from the *Lydia Pinkham factory. The home is where Lydia Pinkham once lived and where she began making her Vegetable Compound for women. Since 2001, it has been the residence of Karen and Michael Malionek, who have…

Civil War Commemoration on Lynn Common

This past weekend, June 3rd, 4th and 5th 2016, was another installment of the commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the Civil War. The series actually continues next year with even more events. The detailed schedule was posted in advance, here. Participants of course included the G.A.R. (Grand Army of the Republic) / Gen. Lander…

New Travel Themed Exhibit Opens at Lynn Museum

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…

New Baseball Exhibit at Lynn Museum

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…

For Memorial Day (A personal tribute)

US Army, 1945, in the temple my grandfather’s family belonged to in Germany. I wish I had their names. Below is the USS General A. W. Greely, the transport ship my grandparents, mother and uncle came to the US on in 1951 (Yeah, they stayed a few years in Germany – long story/another time):