The Beehive: the official blog of the Massachusetts Historical Society

This Week @ MHS

If the unseasonably warm weather inspires you to explore the city a bit this week, be sure to wander by the MHS and attend one of our events.

Thursday, 1 December, at 6:00 PM we are pleased to offer a free public program featuring William M. Fowler Jr., Northeastern University, author of American Crisis: George Washington and the Dangerous Two Years After Yorktown, 1781-1783. A pre-talk reception begins at 5:30 PM. Registration is required. Read more about the program and register to attend here

Friday, 2 December, at noon author Carla L. Peterson, University of Maryland, presents a lunchtime program related to her recently published volume Black Gotham: A Family History of African Americans in Nineteenth-Century New York City. Read more about this free program here.

Also on Friday, 2 December, at 2:00 PM Stephen T. Riley Librarian Peter Drummey presents The Purchase by Blood: Gallery Talk. This is the third installment in the gallery talk series associated with our latest exhibition The Purchase by Blood: Massachusetts in the Civil War, 1861-1862. The exhibition is open Monday through Saturday, 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM. 

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