Summer Pride History Stroll

Celebrating Pride in Cambridge needn't be limited to June - we feel it is important to celebrate Pride 365 Days a Year! Appearing in Harvard Square starting in July 2021, the exhibits featured on this page comprise our Summer Pride History Stroll!

To view each image and caption in full, please click on the picture scroll to the right, and at the bottom of each picture is a link to the full image and caption. There are five locations throughout Harvard Square in which the pictures on this website have been installed. Scroll down to see all of the pictures, broken down by the five different locations where you can find them.  

SUMMER PRIDE HISTORY STROLL Pt. 1

The images to the right are viewable in front of the former CVS space in Harvard Sq. at 1430 Massachusetts Avenue

Introduction
Introduction

Introduction to Pride Stroll 2021

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Puritan Laws Merrymount (1600s)
Puritan Laws Merrymount (1600s)

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Edmonia Lewis (1800s)
Edmonia Lewis (1800s)

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Introduction
Introduction

Introduction to Pride Stroll 2021

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Summer Pride History Stroll Pt. 2

The 1800s - Early 1900s (located at the former Mint Julep location, 8 Church Street)

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Calamus Cluster Poems (1800s)
Anne Whitney and Abby Adeline Manning
Prescott Townsend
Harvard Secret Court (1900s)

Summer Pride History Stroll Pt. 3

The 1900s (located near the former Dado Tea location, 50 Church Street)

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Calamus Cluster Poems (1800s)
Anne Whitney and Abby Adeline Manning
Prescott Townsend

Photo courtesy of the Combahee River Collective

Harvard Secret Court (1900s)

Summer Pride History Stroll Pt. 4

1990s - 2000s (located by the former Flat Patties site, 33 Brattle Street)

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Mother, Mother, and Child

Bottom photo: Cambridge residents Aren Stone, Mary Ann Kowalski, and Eli Kowalski

Calamus Cluster Poems (1800s)

Lobby of Cambridge City Hall

Anne Whitney and Abby Adeline Manning
Prescott Townsend
Harvard Secret Court (1900s)

Summer Pride History Stroll Pt. 5

2000s - and BEYOND! (Located near the former Hidden Sweets site, 25 Brattle Street)

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Calamus Cluster Poems (1800s)

Photo by Mary Leno

Anne Whitney and Abby Adeline Manning
Prescott Townsend
Harvard Secret Court (1900s)

Photo by Mary Leno

Our special thanks to the Harvard Square Business Association for partnering with us on this exhibit and making it possible! If you like what you saw, have questions, comments, or concerns, please email us at Cambridge.History.Museum@gmail.com - we would love to hear from you!