The mystery of Huron Avenue is more basic than you might guess

‘Incidents’ author Harriet Jacobs crossed paths with Imogen Eddy, an early Harvard astronomer

Mount Auburn Hospital grew from the dedication of a single woman: Civil War nurse Emily Parsons

There are hidden surprises in Harvard Square

Aaron Molyneaux Hewlett and family prospered as educators, lawyers, activists – and as Othello

We’ve seen eight historical waves of migration, but Cambridge’s ninth will be more complicated

The Agassiz neighborhood starred in ‘Love Story’ alongside Ryan O’Neal, Ali MacGraw and Harvard

History Cafés introduce us to abolitionist women who buoyed Black city life from 18th century on

Stories of the early African American community in Old Cambridge are found on a self-guided tour

Cambridge’s role in slave narratives continues, living on in descendants or cemetery headstones