lydia maria child society

LMCS in Medford


During the recent American Literature Association conference, members of the Lydia Maria Child Society toured Child’s birthplace, Medford.

Lydia Francis headstone, photo by Tracey Daniels-Lerberg

We visited a number of important cites, including  the historic graveyard where her grandparents were buried.

LMCS Members touring Medford, photo by Tracey Daniels-Lerberg

Thanks to Boston University’s Kyna Hamill, who is also a volunteer with the Medford Historical Society, for a wonderful guided tour of the city and the society’s LMC holdings (more on this later.)