The Hutchinson Family Singers: America’s First Rock Star Family
Thursday, April 25, 4:30pm
Lynn Museum and Historical Society
590 Washington Street, Lynn
In collaboration with the Arts in April program at North Shore Community College, local historian and N.S.C.C. faculty member Julia Greene will talk about the Hutchinson Family Singers from Lynn who were superstars in the 1840s. They wrote all their own songs, traveled all over the U.S. and Europe, and got involved in the civil rights movement. They entertained the troops behind enemy lines, went to the White House to entertain the President, became wealthy, got involved with a cult and experienced family tragedy.
Come for this entertaining hour long lecture on the Hutchinson Family Singers and stay for the reception. Listen to some original Hutchinson Family songs and check out the exhibit featuring one of the Family’s original string instruments.
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