Historic Women of Mattapoisett

On Wednesday, November 18 join the Mattapoisett Museum for a Zoom presentation featuring selected Notable Women of Mattapoisett’s past, including philanthropist and civic activist Huybertie Hamlin, author Elizabeth Drew Stoddard, Florence Eastman, and others. A brief history of Mattapoisett’s place in women’s suffrage history will also be discussed. Carole Clifford and Jennifer McIntire will be your hosts for this insightful presentation.

            Jennifer McIntire is an art historian and educator. After attending Tabor Academy, she earned her B. A. in history from Bowdoin College and a Ph.D. from Princeton University in Far Eastern Art History. She has taught a variety of art history courses at Rutgers University, the University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth, College of the Holy Cross, and Stonehill College. She previously worked at the Boston Museum of Fine Arts in the Asiatic Art Department. She has served as president of the Mattapoisett Museum and the Mattapoisett Library Trust. She serves on Tabor Academy’s Board of Trustees.

            Carole Clifford is a native of Mattapoisett and joined the museum after retirement. She has a Master’s in Education and taught in Hartford, CT for 37 years. Upon leaving the classroom, she continued in education working as a Union Leader for the Hartford Federation of Teachers and ended her career as Professional Issues Director at AFTCT. Since moving back home to Mattapoisett, she serves on the Mattapoisett School Committee, the Board of Directors at the Mattapoisett Museum, the board of the Mattapoisett Cultural Council, is President of the Mattapoisett Woman’s Club, and is a docent at the New Bedford Whaling Museum.

            This event will be held via Zoom and is free. To register please visit www.mattapoisettmuseum.org/events.

            For questions or more information, please contact the Mattapoisett Museum at 508-758-2844 or director@mattapoisettmuseum.org.

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