This Week @ MHS

By Elaine Grublin

This week we offer two public programs and a tour of the MHS building.  Enjoy a walk in the Back Bay and stop by 1154 Boylston Street for:

Wednesday, 4 May MHS research fellow (and guest blogger) Laura Prieto of Simmons College will present her research, New Women in an American Empire, 1898-1910, at a brown-bag lunch program.  The one hour program begins promptly at 12:00 PM.  You bring your lunch, we provide the drinks. 

Thursday, 5 May at 5:15 PM Owen Stanwood of Boston College presents his paper “Murder in Hadley: Crime and Community on the New England Frontier” as part of the Boston Early American History Seminar series.  Richard D. Brown of University of Connecticut will give the comment.  Advance copies of the seminar paper can be obtained, for a small subscription fee, through the MHS website.  The program is free and open to the public.

Saturday, 7 May the weekly building tour The History and Collections of the MHS will depart the lobby at 10:00 AM for a ninety minute tour of the building.