This meeting was originally posted on April 14, 2022 at 3:48 PM. It has been reposted to reflect an updated location of Esther Howland (South) Chamber, having moved there from the Levi Lincoln (North) Chamber.
Tuesday, April 19, 2022 • 4:30 PM
City Hall, Esther Howland Chamber, 455 Main Street - Map It
One of two meeting chambers situated in Worcester City Hall, this room is named after Esther Howland (1828 - 1904) an artist and businesswoman who was responsible for popularizing Valentine's Day greeting cards in America. Although Valentine's Day cards had been available in America for more than half a century before Esther started her business she was the first person to ever commercialize them in America. Her valentines became renowned throughout the United States and she was called "The Mother of the American Valentine".