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This Week @ MHS

A busy week at 1154 Boylston Street!

Join us Tuesday, 27 October for a lecture by Bruce Ronda, "The Kaleidoscope of History: John Brown after Fifteen Decades." This event is part of John Brown and New England, a series of public programs commemorating the 150th anniversary of John Brown's raid on the federal arsenal at Harper's Ferry. Refreshments will be served at 5:30 p.m., and the talk will begin at 6 p.m. More info here.

On Wednesday, 28 October, we'll have a brown-bag lunch talk at 12 noon with MHS short-term research fellow Carol Bundy; she'll speak on "McClellan's Visit to Boston, January 28-February 8, 1863."

On Friday, 30 October, another brown-bag lunch talk (also at 12 noon): Electa Kane Tritsch will discuss her book Medfield's Dwight-Derby House: A Story of Love and Persistence. Copies of the book will be available for purchase. More info here.

And for MHS Members and Fellows, don't forget the special exhibition opening event at 6 p.m. on Thursday, 29 October: Librarian Peter Drummey will speak on the new exhibit "Atlantic Harvest: Ellery Sedgwick & The Atlantic Monthly, 1909-1938." Registration is required for this event; more info here.

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