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This Week @ MHS

Join us today between 11:00 AM and 2:00 PM for an Open House.  The MHS will be open for tours as part of the Fenway Alliance's Opening Our Doors program.  Please note that the MHS library is closed today in observance of the Columbus Day holiday.  

Later in the week there are many other programs worth marking your calendar for.

Tuesday, 11 October, at 5:15 PM the Boston Environmental History Seminar offers John T. Cumbler, University of Louisville, presenting Cape Cod: The Environment, the Economy, and the People of a Fragile Eco-system. James O'Connell, National Park Service, will give the comment.  Advanced copies of the seminar papers are available for small subscription fee.  Find out more here.

Wednessay, 12 October, at 6:00 PM author Adam Goodheart, Washington College, offers a lecture centering on his recent book 1861: The Civil War Awakening.  Refreshments will be served beginning at 5:30.  

Thursday, 13 October, there is an offsite program, held at the Schlesinger Library at Radcliffe, beginning at 5:30 PM. The Boston Seminar on the History of Women and Gender presents
Helen Veit, Michigan State University, presenting on her research "Paying for 'Freedom' with Her Health": Rising Life Expectancy, Women's Aging, and American Youth Culture. Brooke Blower, Boston University, will give the comment. Again, advanced copies of the seminar papers are available for small subscription fee.  To subscribe to this series please email Susan Landry.

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