Our new Mill Talks series features lectures and panel discussions on topics related to the American Industrial Revolution and the mission of the Charles River Museum of Industry & Innovation, which is to inspire and encourage future innovation in America.

Upcoming Talks

August 29, 2018 - Bells and Bonnets: Mill Girls Both Dutiful and Defiant - Amy S. Green, Ph.D.

October 3, 2018 - Mill Village / Mill City: Our Manufacturing Landscape - Photographer and Author Steve Dunwell

November 1, 2018 - The Factory and the Making of the Modern World - Professor and Author Joshua B. Freeman

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Past talks include...

April 18, 2018 - Civil War Massachusetts

March 28, 2018 - Liberty Street: Anti-Slavery Activists in Waltham

October 11, 2017 - Before Waltham: The Lost Mills of Spot Pond Brook

March 22, 2017 - The Story of Marshmallow Fluff

November 2, 2016 - Almost Forgotten Female Inventors

September 28, 2016 - The Ingenious Machinist Paul Moody

July 27, 2016 - The Bicycle Craze of the 1890s: Waltham's Contributions to the Fastest Wheels on Earth