Lyceum Thursdays, Ipswich MAEvents

Lyceum Thursdays

This summer will feature our new Ipswich Lyceum series at the Take-out Terrace in the EBSCO parking lot between Zumi’s and the Riverwalk Mural. The Lyceum will feature a series of speakers every Thursday evening at 8:00 pm throughout the months of July and August, 2022. Programs will be on a wide range of topics, and will be about half an hour with time for discussion.

We can make a couple of additional slots available for speakers. Please contact Gordon Harris at if you are interested in presenting.

  • Thursday, June 30, 8:00 pm: How to Fix Our Endangered Ipswich River (Wayne Castonguay, IRWA)
  • Thursday, July 7, 8:00 pm: The dams and bridges on the Ipswich River (Scott Jewell)
  • Thursday, July 14, 8:00 pm: Indigenous Peoples on Plum Island (Mary Ellen Lepionka)
  • Thursday, July 21, 8:00 pm: Slavery and the Underground Railroad in Ipswich (Gordon Harris)
  • Thursday, July 28, 8:00 pm: “Ipswich Illumination” (Kerrie Bates)
  • Thursday, August 4, 8:00 pm: London Letters Home (Penny West)
  • Thursday, August 11, 8:00 pm: Historic photos of Ipswich, now and then (Gordon Harris)
  • Thursday, August 18, 8:00 pm: “You Can Take the Boy Out of Ipswich, But You Can’t take Ipswich Out of the Boy” (Robert Waite)
  • Thursday, August 25, 8:00 pm: Puritan gravestones ( Rachel Meyer, Joshua Gerloff, Gordon Harris)
  • Thursday, Sept. 1, 8:00 pm: reserved as rain date for cancelled programs.

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  1. This sounds wonderful! For those of us living far afield, will any of these sessions be recorded and made available at a later date (e.g., C-span)?

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