Celebrating 10 Years at North End Historical Society with Author Stephen Puleo

Nov 15, 2019 286

After speaking to Jim Pasto’s class on the history of the North End at Boston University in October 2009, Jim and I sat down and discussed the amazing absence of a historical society for Boston’s most storied neighborhood. We wanted to promote scholarship on the North End, especially the Italian and Sicilian community. We also wanted to engage residents, visitors, old-timers, and newcomers with interesting programming about this little corner of the city.

The NEHS would not exist without the hard work and dedication of Jim Pasto, Phyllis Vitti, and Mike Chisholm. I want to publicly thank them all again. I also want to thank former board members Sheila Di Prizio and Joyce Pedi, who helped us grow and thrive for so long. The NEHS also would not have flourished without the support and talent of people like Stephen Puleo, to whom I am also grateful.

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SOURCE: https://northendwaterfront.com

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