• Mar 10, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM
    Online Event
    Picturesque Oread Castle once stood overlooking Main Street – where Castle Park is today. Learn about this long-vanished building, about one of the country’s earliest institutions of higher learning for women, and about its founder and headmaster, Eli Thayer.
  • Women were at the forefront of New England's preservation movement. These women brought a passion for preservation to the communities where they lived. Yet, somehow, these tenacious women's history is often overlooked or lost from the record.
  • May 26, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM
    Online Event
    On this special behind-the-scenes talk, take an intimate journey through the conservation of the Stearns Tavern mural with Worcester Art Museum conservator and Preservation Worcester Board Member Birgit Straehle.


Preservation Worcester is a historic preservation
non-profit, founded in 1969; that works towards maintaining significant sights and structures in the city of Worcester. 

“Funding from Mass Humanities has been provided through the National Endowment for the Humanities as part of the 2020 Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act of 2020.”


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