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This Week @ MHS

Mark you calendars and prepare to join us at one or more of this week's events.

We have two events happening on Wednesday, February 2. At noon, in the Dowse library, Marc-William Palen of University of Texas at Austin will present a brown bag lunch talk: The Cleveland "Conspiracy": Mugwumpery, Free Trade Ideology, and Foreign Policy in Gilded Age America. And at 5:30 PM producer Andrew Buckley will present a screening of Hit & Run History, a series of documentary shorts about the Columbia Expedition. 

On Thursday, February 3, the Boston Early American History Seminar continues with Jason T. Sharples of American Academy of Arts and Sciences & Catholic University of America
presenting his paper "The Politics of Fear: Slave Conspiracy Panics, Community Mobilization, and the Coming of the American Revolution."  Benjamin Carp of Tufts University will give the comment. 

And on Saturday, February 5, our weekly building tour will begin at 10:00 AM. 

If the weather is poor please call our front desk (617-536-1608) or check our webpage to confirm that events are happening as scheduled. 


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