The Shirley-Eustis House, 33 Shirley Street, a National Historic Landmark house museum and carriage house in Roxbury, Massachusetts, announces an Evacuation Day lecture on Monday, March 17, 2014 at 12:30 p.m. with Nathaniel Philbrick, award-wining author.
At 12:30 p.m., following the historic Evacuation Day exercises at Dorchester Heights and Fort Hill, Nathaniel Philbrick will present a short lecture about his latest book, Bunker Hill, at the Shirley-Eustis House.
Barnes & Nobles will be on hand for book purchases and Mr Philbrick will be available for book signings. This lecture is free and open to the public; however, donations are always encouraged. Off-street parking at the Shirley-Eustis House is available at the Dudley Street Neighborhood Charter School located directly across the street. Dress is comfortable and casual. For more information, please contact the Shirley-Eustis House at 617-442-2275 or email firstname.lastname@example.org .
The Shirley-Eustis House, 33 Shirley Street, Roxbury, MA, built in 1747 for Royal Governor William Shirley, was once a sprawling estate of 33 acres. It continues to sit majestically in Roxbury surrounded by beautiful gardens and historic fruit orchards and remains the most imposing and best preserved of the four remaining royal governors' homes in the United States.