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The Springfield Armory, Talk

January 25 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm EST

Join Springfield Armory NHS, Springfield Technical Community College and the Friends of Springfield Armory NHS for a one day symposium on Shays’ Rebellion –  its history, meaning and impact. Doors open at 8am.  Presentations and panel discussions from 9am to 4pm.

The Shays Rebellion event of the year, with premier speakers, researchers and authors. Presenters include:

The Final Fight at Sheffield – Tim Abbott, Regional Conservation Director, Housatonic Valley Association. Master’s Degree Clark University

Shays Kerfuffle: A Peoples Perspective – Daniel Bullen, Author. Ph.D. New York University

Archeology of the Shays Settlement – Stephen Butz. Author. Master’s Degree Cornell University

Three Men in Debt – Tom Goldscheider Farrier. Master’s Degree University of Massachusetts

More than a Little Rebellion – Barbara Mathews Director of Academic Programs Pocumtuck Valley Memorial Association. Ph.D. Brown University

The Contested Meanings of “Shays Rebellion Day” 1986 – Adam Tomasi Student Northeastern University. BA Wake Forest University.

Symposium takes place in the theater of building 2 at STCC. Tickets: $6.00, box lunches $10.00. Purchase tickets and box lunches at http”//shaysrebellion.eventbrite.com

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January 25
9:00 am - 4:00 pm


The Springfield Armory National Historic Site
One Armory Square, Suite 2
Springfield, MA 01105
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