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Boston Chapter

The Boston Chapter organizes a variety of cultural and social events for its members throughout the year. Proceeds from Chapter benefits have been designated for specific grants that members have voted to support. The Boston Chapter has raised funds for restoration projects in Massachusetts at Gore Place, The Mount, and for Trinity Church, as well as Manoir du Catel, built in France in 1270 by a close friend of King Louis IX.

Recent Chapter highlights have included special receptions and dinners around the following lectures: “Inventing the Louvre: Art Politics and the Origins of the Modern Museum in Eighteenth- Century Paris,” by Andrew McClellan, Ph.D., Dean of Academic Affairs, Tufts University and former Chair of the Department of Art and Art History; and “France and the American Revolution: How French Political, Military and Financial Aid Influenced the Outcome of the American Revolution” by William M. Fowler, Jr.

French Heritage Society’s Boston Chapter Co-Chairmen are Francis de Marneffe, François Bardonnet and Christina Sayare.

For further information or to learn more about Membership, please contact the Boston Chapter directly.

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Lecture by Professor Joan DeJean: "How Paris Became Paris, Making a Great Walking City"

On October 30th, Professor Joan DeJean will come to Boston to talk about “How Paris became Paris, Making a Great Walking City”.

The event will take place at the Country Club with cocktails at 6pm, followed by the lecture and then an optional dinner.

The occasion is the recent publication of Prof. DeJean's book‎ “How Paris became Paris, the Invention of the Modern City”.