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Dorchester Historical Society

One Carpenter, Two Planes, Three Plane Makers in 19th Century Boston

One Carpenter, Two Planes, Three Plane Makers in 19th Century Boston
One Carpenter, Two Planes, Three Plane Makers in 19th Century Boston

Time & Location

Apr 21, 2024, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Dorchester Historical Society, 195 Boston St, Dorchester, MA 02125, USA

About the event

The Dorchester Historical Society presents

One Carpenter, Two Planes, Three Plane Makers in 19th Century Boston

with Barney Fix, restoration carpenter and researcher on early

American tradesman, and museum curator Marsha Rooney

Learn about Nova Scotia-born carpenter William Pentz, who immigrated to Boston and made his living building houses, and about the plane makers whose tools were essential to the carpenters’ craft. Struggles and triumphs, immigration, family life, mental illness, and housing insecurity are all part of the story.

*Registration required due to limited seating capacity.

Tickets

  • General admission

    $0.00

Total

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