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Historic Society’s Newest Photo Collection Recalls Fall River of Old,” Marc Munroe Dion, Fall River Herald News (Jan. 22, 2016)

In the Garden: O Christmas Tree,” Thomas Mikey, Brockton Enterprise (Dec. 19, 2015)

195 Things: The McWhirr’s Candy Counter is Alive and Well,” Marc Munroe Dion, Fall River Herald News (Dec. 6, 2015)

Enjoy a Tea Time Tradition at Fall River Historical Society,” Deborah Allard, Fall River Herald News (Dec. 1, 2015)

What is it Like to Live in Fall River?,” Carley D. Thornell, Boston Globe (Oct. 25, 2015)

Old Fall River Revisited in Historical Society’s 2016 Calendar,” Deborah Allard, FallRiverWickedLocal.com (Oct. 7, 2015)

195 Things: Historical Society Fence Hearkens to a Bygone Era,” Elizabeth Teitz, FallRiverWickedLocal.com (Sept. 25, 2015)

Charlton was a Friend, Philanthropist, and a Good Man,” Michael Martins, Fall River Herald News (Sept. 17, 2015)

Christmas at the FRHS

Quincy Y Seniors ‘Deck the Halls’ at Fall River Historical Open House,” Sue Scheible, Patriot Ledger (Dec. 3, 2015)

Enjoy a Tea Time Tradition at Fall River Historical Society,” Deborah Allard, Fall River Herald News (Dec. 1, 2015)

A Bounty of Cheer Awaits Just a Short Drive South,” Loren King, Boston Globe, (Nov. 28, 2015)

Fall River Historical Society All Decked Out for Annual Holiday Open House,” Fall River Herald News (Nov. 25, 2015)

Victorian Christmas at the Fall River Historical Society,” Pinterest, Frank Grace (Dec. 2014)

Visit Southeastern Massachusetts: Deck the Halls! Annual Holiday Open House,” VisitMass.com (Dec. 12, 2014)

Home for the Holidays,” SouthCoastToday.com (Dec. 10, 2014)

Celebrate the Season,” Sean McCarthy, Coastmags.com (Dec. 4, 2014)

Fall River Historical Society Decks its Halls,” Brian J. Lowney, Fall River Herald News (Dec. 1, 2014)

Fall River Historical Society Transforms into Winter Wonderland,” SouthCoastToday.com (Nov. 28, 2013)

Exhibits

Historical Society Invites 14 Floral Designers to Display their Talents in Second Annual Period Exhibition,” SouthCoastToday.com (April 24, 2015)

Art and Artifacts Exhibit Features Florals Based on Fall River Historical Society Pieces,” Deborah Allard, Patriot Ledger, (April 8, 2015)

Catholic Memorial Home Residents Repeating History,” Kenneth J. Souza, The Anchor (Dec. 23, 2014)

Project Seeks Stories of Fall River’s Mill Workers,” SouthCoastToday.com (Sept. 17, 2014)

Art Blooms at the Fall River Historical Society,” William A. Moniz, SouthCoastToday.com (July 2, 2014)

Art and Artifacts in Bloom will Blossom at Fall River Historical Society,” Deborah Allard, Fall River Herald News (May 22, 2014)

Side Streets: Letters Home from the Civil War,” Marc Monroe Dion, FallRiverWickedLocal.com (May 8, 2014) 

Halloween

Hop on a Trolley for Historical Society’s Witches and Warlocks Tour,” Fall River Herald News (Oct. 8, 2014)

Lectures

Historical society hosts ‘Romeo and Juliet”; 19th century local baseball talk,” Fall River Herald News (July 16, 2015)

South Park: How Open Space in a Growing City was Preserved,” William A. Moniz, SouthCoastToday.com (Aug. 11, 2014)

Fall River Embraced Professional Baseball in Early Years,” William A. Moniz, SouthCoastToday.com (Aug. 1, 2014)

When Circus Came to Town, Fall River Paid Attention,” William A. Moniz, SouthCoastToday.com (July 25, 2014)

SIDE STREETS: Circus was Once a Staple of Fall River Entertainment,” Marc Monroe Dion, WickedLocalFallRiver.com (July 19, 2014)

July Lecture to Explore Fall River’s ‘Interesting’ History,” William A. Moniz, SouthCoastToday.com (July 19, 2014)

Fall River Historical Society to Host Summer Lecture Series,” Deborah Allard, Fall River Herald News (July 16, 2013)

Lizzie Borden

The Axe Murder that Inspired a Creepy Nursery Rhyme,” News.com.au (Feb. 5, 2016)

Lizzie Borden Meatloaf Recipe,” Deborah Allard, Fall River Herald News (Oct. 31, 2015)

Lizzie Borden’s Spirit Still Hovers Over Fall River,” Boston Herald (Oct. 26, 2015)

Rare collection of Lizzie Borden’s personal correspondence on display for the first time at Fall River Historical Society,” William A. Moniz, SouthCoastToday.com (Aug. 31, 2015)

Rare Lizzie Borden letters at Fall River Historical Society,” Deborah Allard, WickedLocalFallRiver.com (August 3, 2015)

Rare Photo of Lizzie Borden’s Home Displayed at Fall River Historical Society,” CBSBoston.com (Aug. 4, 2014)

Rare Photo Taken Inside Lizzie Borden’s Home will be Unveiled to Public on Monday,” WickedLocalFallRiver.com (July 31, 2014)

Rare Photo Taken Inside Lizzie Borden’s Home will be Unveiled to the Public on Monday,” Taunton Daily Gazette (July 31, 2014)

TV Show Takes Another Whack at Lizzie Legend,” Deborah Allard, WickedLocalFallRiver.com (July 30, 2014)

Rare Photo of Lizzie Borden’s Home to be Displayed,” SouthCoastToday.com (July 30, 2014)

Rare photo of interior of Lizzie Borden’s home to go on display,” Providence Journal (July 19, 2014)

Teapot given to Historical Society offers piece of Lizzie Borden Story,” Deborah Allard, Fall River Herald News (May 17, 2013)

New Lizzie Borden exhibit to open in August,” Deborah Allard, Fall River Herald News (June 26, 2013)

New Artifacts to go on Display at Lizzie Borden Exhibit,” Fall River Herald News (Aug. 3, 2013)

New Lizzie Borden Exhibit to Open in August,” Providence Journal (June 26, 2013)

Lizzie Borden Murder Mystery Exhibit,” CoastalMags.com (June 17, 2013)

Teapot with Tie to Lizzie Borden Donated,” Boston Herald (May 17, 2013)

New and Never-Before-Seen Borden Items, Post-Mortem Pictures on Exhibit at Historical Society,” Fall River Herald News (Aug. 12, 2012)

Echoes of Lizzie: the 120th Anniversary of the Borden Murders,” Examiner.com (Aug. 4, 2012)

New Exhibit on Lizzie Borden Opening in Fall River for Anniversary of Sensational Killings,” Boston Globe (Aug. 4, 2012)

Lizzie Borden Murder Mystery Case: Journals by her lawyer found,” DailyMail.com (Marcy 12, 2012)

Museum Shop & Boutique

Fine Presents at Fall River Historical Society Shop & Boutique,” Fall River Herald News (Nov. 24, 2014)

Think Outside the Big-Box Stores by Shopping at Fall River Historical Society Shop & Boutique,” Fall River Herald News (Nov. 24, 2014)

Fall River Historical Society Museum Shop Ready for the Holidays,” Fall River Herald News (Nov. 16, 2013)

Museum Shop at Fall River Historical Society Features Season’s Eatings,” Fall River Herald News (Nov. 12, 2012)

Palette Pictures Art Exhibit

Palette Pictures VI,” VisitMass.com (Dec. 12, 2014)

Fall River Historical Society Hosts Silent Auction Featuring Local Artists,” Fall River Herald News (Nov. 29, 2013)

The Perfect Palette of Gifts,” Fall River Herald News (Nov. 23, 2012)

Parallel Lives: A Social History of Lizzie A. Borden and Her Fall River

Historians: ‘Lizzie Borden’ Film a Hatchet Job,” Fall River Herald News (Jan. 27, 2014)

A Fresh Eye on Fall River, Mass,” New York Times (Jan. 2, 2014)

Where to Find the Sources Used in ‘Enduring Mystery: The Life and Trials of Lizzie Borden,” Providence Journal (June 27, 2013)

Parallel Lives by Michael Martins, Dennis A. Binette,” Kirkus Reviews (June 15, 2012)

Lizzie Borden Book ‘Parallel Lives’ Receives Kirkus Star,” Fall River Herald News (June 13, 2012)

‘Parallel Lives’ Book on Lizzie Borden Wins Honorable Mention,” Fall River Herald News (March 5, 2012)

Definitive Lizzie Borden biography hitting bookshelves next week,” Deborah Allard, Fall River Herald News (Nov. 18, 2011)

Historical Society Announces ‘First True Biography’ of Lizzie Borden,” Fall River Herald News (Oct. 25, 2011)

Saturday Evening Serenades

Saturday Evening Serenades Set at Fall River Historical Society,” SouthCoastToday.com (Aug. 4, 2014)

Dance Under the Stars at Fall River Historical Society Event,” Fall River Herald News (Aug. 7, 2014)

Free Concerts Slated at the Fall River Historical Society,” Fall River Herald News (July 30, 2014)

Shakespeare in the Park

Striving Artists Theatre puts modern twist on Shakespeare classic ‘Romeo and Juliet,'” Linda Murphy, Fall River Herald News (July 15, 2015)

Shakespeare in the Park: Merry Wives of Windsor at Fall River Historical Society,” VisitMass.com (July 19, 2014)

Outdoor Play Features Two Classic Shakespearean Tales this Month,” Fall River Herald News (July 10, 2014)

Historic Fall River Mansion the Backdrop for ‘Shrew’,” Fall River Herald News (July 24, 2012)

Sights & Sounds of the Season Festival

Historical Society Brings Joy to Kids with Christmas Fest,” Brian Fraga, Fall River Herald News (Dec. 1, 2014)

Enjoy the Holidays in the Highlands this Sunday,” Fall River Herald News (Nov. 26, 2014)

Families Take in Sights & Sounds of the Season at Historical Society, Jo C. Goode, Fall River Herald News (Dec. 9, 2013)

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