Welcome to our Season 1 finale of “99% Sure”, a video series where we take a deeper dive into the legends, people, and events of Old North that sum up the significance of history as it ties to our present moment. Over the last 7 episodes, Old North’s Education Manager and intrepid public historian TJ […]
Dear Friends and Partners, The Old North Foundation made the proactive decision to suspend on-site programming on March 13 in response to the mounting COVID-19 pandemic. At that time, we made the painful decision to lay off our frontline staff and directed our remaining permanent employees to focus on producing top quality digital content and […]
Old North & the Sea: Merchants, Mariners, and Maritime Mania As we focus on maritime history for the month of July, join our education manager T.J. Todd for our second webinar program. In almost every way, Boston was a city that relied on the maritime industry. The Old North Church was similarly shaped in many ways by […]
Tuesday, July 21 @ 7-8:15 pm DIGITAL SPEAKER SERIES: Maritime History + Active Citizenship: The Plight of the North Atlantic Right Whale Speaker: Kelly Kryc, PhD New England’s culture and identity is inherently and inextricably tied to the ocean. From the first nations that inhabited the region and gave our state its name to the arrival […]
From BNN News: Nikki Stewart, the new executive director of the Old North Foundation, talks about plans for engaging visitors and local residents with the Old North Historic Site in the Boston’s North End. Interview for BNN News. Aired July 7, 2020.