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June 2019

Play Dramatizes 19th Century Philanthropist

June 8 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm EDT
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An event every day that begins at 6:30 pm, repeating until June 9, 2019

Durant-Kenrick House and Grounds, 286 Waverley Avenue
Newton, MA 02458 United States
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In the turmoil and strife that followed the U.S. Civil War, a family newspaper that started in Boston, The Youth’s Companion, was a welcome touchstone in half a million homes across the nation. The paper not only promoted patriotism and temperance but educated and enlightened its readers about events, people, and places both near and far. Moreover, reclusive publisher Daniel Sharp Ford quietly used his wealth to help thousands of disadvantaged people. In Good Company’s performance of “None but The…

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