Tue, Aug 01|
History Week Lecture Series
Camp Meeting History Week is scheduled for the first week in August!
Time & Location
Aug 01, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
Oak Bluffs, Martha's Vineyard, 80 Trinity Park, Oak Bluffs, MA 02557, USA
About the event
On Tuesday, August 1st there will be a lecture by Sarah Leaman: "Camping in the WIlderness: The Spiritual Significance of Nature in the American Campmeeting" back-to-back with a lecture by Sara Hines. Hines is the author of the book: Cottage Communities - The American Camp Meeting Movement: A Study in Lean Urbanism, which features many campmeetings, including our own. (The photo below is from her book.) On Thursday, August 3rd there will be a lecture by Doug Thompson: “From the Campground to the Copeland District - A Photographic History of Architectural Imitation and Innovation in Oak Bluffs."