Celebrating 225 years of collecting, protecting, and sharing American history, life, and culture.
This charming doll is thought to have been made by a member of the Codman family and carried with them to the Transcendentalist community Brook Farm.Learn more.
Explore seven collections relating to women in the public sphere including Woman's Education Association records, Rose Dabney Forbes papers and the New England Freedmen's Aid Society records. View the list
Turning points described in eyewitness accounts and personal records, or commemorated by "dumb witnesses"--artifacts found in the Society's enormous collections.
In the head-to-head tournament of 64 of our most fascinating items, Abigail Adams's "Remember the Ladies" letter is the winner. More»
Spanning 225 years (1791-2016), the MHS Timeline is a collection of important events and places in the history of the Society.
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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