Upcoming event

Book Presentation and Signing

Meet Grace Lin, author of
 Where the Mountain Meets the Moon,
a children's bestseller
Sunday, April 13 at 1 p.m.

             and watch her work on stage Grace Lin's book on stage and book signing


premiering at Wheelock Family Theatre, Newton North High School

Fri 4/18 and Sat 4/19


CHSNE offers discounted tickets.  


For details, click here. For tickets,  visithttp://bit.ly/P3fZfr e-mail info@chsne.org,

or call 617-338-4339


"Chinese in Boston: 1870-1965"

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The Chinese Historical Society of New England (CHSNE) is a 501(C)(3) nonprofit entity incorporated in Massachusetts in 1992.

It is the first educational organization dedicated solely to documenting, preserving, and promoting the history and legacy of Chinese immigration in New England.

The CHSNE is governed by board members and staff representing a wide range of experiences, perspectives, and expertise.

2008 Chinese Historical Society of New England Inc.

China Trade Center, 2 Boylston Street, G-3, Boston, MA 02116

Phone: (617) 338-4339      Fax: (617) 338-9339      info@chsne.org

Mount Hope Cemetery /
Chinese Immigrant Memorial
Chinese American Women
Oral History Project
CHSNE/Waterman-Waring-Langone Scholarship

The new memorial at Mt. Hope Cemetery was built to honor the historical significance of the Chinese Burial Grounds there and the pioneering Chinese immigrants who are ancestors of today's Chinese community in Boston.
CAWOHP is a joint project with the Schlesinger Library of the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University to record oral histories of Chinese American women who lived in New England. more...

The CHSNE scholarship program, established in 1994 and underwritten by the Boston Harbor side Home of J.S. Waterman & Sons-Waring-Langone, awards an annual scholarship of $500 each (up to $2000 over four years of study)
Annual Meeting and Dinner Sojourner Award Historic Chinatown Tours

Held annually (usually in September) to conduct elections, honor our Sojourner Awardees and present the CHSNE/Waterman Scholarships.

Established in 1995 in memory of our early Chinese sojourners to recognize individuals and organizations for their contribution to the recording, preservation, and education about the Chinese American community in New England. more...
A walking tour of the sites in Chinatown that are important to the development of our Chinatown community.  Watch this site for more information about schedules and reservations.