PROGRAMS

Mount Hope Cemetery/Chinese Immigrant Memorial
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.

Chinese American Women Oral History Project
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.

CHSNE/Waterman-Waring-Langone Scholarship
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
Held annually (usually in September) to conduct elections, honor our Sojourner Awardees and present the CHSNE/Waterman Scholarships. Previous speakers have included Jennifer 8 Lee, New York Time reporter and author of The Fortune Cookie Chronicles Sample Menu (subject to change)

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Sojourner Award
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.

Historic Chinatown Walking Tours
A walking tour of the sites in Chinatown that are important to the develop of our Chinatown community.  Click here for more information about schedules and reservations.

Archive Collections
Items in CHSNE’s collection are available for research and educational use. Donations of your materials, papers, and artifacts play a crucial role in this mission.


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

Chinese Baseball Game in Parking Lot, 1948. The parking lot at the corner of Beach and Kingston Streets, now the site of the Chinatown Park of the Rose Kennedy Greenway, served as a baseball field on Sundays prior to the construction of the Central Artery.

The parking lot at the corner of Beach and Kingston Streets, now the site of the Chinatown Park of the Rose Kennedy Greenway, served as a baseball field on Sundays in this photo in 1948. (CHSNE collection)