Even when it was new, Stonehurst was a destination for school groups. The socially conscience Paine family welcomed students from industrial institutes founded and run by Robert Treat Paine out to their country place in Waltham each year to escape the city.
Be the first to hear Dr. Jennifer Pustz's discoveries in the history of these early vocational schools and their excursions to Stonehurst. Begin to see the place through a different lens, and then share your ideas for new programming.
Cohosted by the Friends of Stonehurst and the Waltham Historical Society.
This project is funded in part by Mass Humanities, whose grants inspire thoughtful conversations and civic engagement throughout Massachusetts. See more about what Mass Humanities does here: http://masshumanities.org