Celebrating 225 years of collecting, protecting, and sharing American history, life, and culture.
Saturday, 28 May 2016
Monday, 30 May 2016
Explore Jefferson’s complex personality and political views through select correspondence and writings including the Declaration of Independence, records of farming at Monticello, and his architectural drawings.
Attend a program in our Jefferson Series»
About the companion book»
Spanning 225 years (1791-2016), the MHS Timeline is a collection of important events and places in the history of the Society.
In the head-to-head tournament of 64 of our most fascinating items, Abigail Adams's "Remember the Ladies" letter is the winner. More»
Teachers and students across the country are invited to take part in MHS founder Jeremy Belknap’s adventures and see how far he travels.
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There's more happening at the MHS:
During the Civil War, Charles Francis Adams, Sr., served as the American minister to Great Britain—and he kept a thorough and detailed journal. Transcriptions of that diary are now online.»
A broadside, dated 16 May 1766, announcing that news of the repeal of the Stamp Act had arrived in Boston. Read more»