Celebrating 225 years of collecting, protecting, and sharing American history, life, and culture.
Monday, 4 July 2016
Robert Haswell depicted as a young merchant ship captain during his brief but extraordinary career. He sailed aboard the Columbia, the first American-flagged ship to circumnavigate the globe .
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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