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Conversation

John McCormack and David K. Niles: How Two Reinvented Bostonians Altered American Politics and ...

20Sep 6:00PM 2017
There will be a pre-talk reception at 5:30pm.

John McCormack and David Niles came from large and poor families within religious minority communities. With no formal education, they reinvented themselves and moved ...

Special Event

An Extraordinary Life: An Evening with John Quincy Adams

21Sep 6:00PM 2017
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This event is sold out. President John Quincy Adams, the eldest son of founders Abigail and John, remains America’s most fascinating statesman. He began his ...

Teacher Workshop

John Quincy Adams and American Diplomacy

23Sep 9:00AM 2017
Registration fee: $25 per person

Join us as we celebrate the 250th anniversary of John Quincy Adams’s birth! JQA was active in public affairs for more than sixty years. His letters and diary shed ...

From our Blog

Who is J. Gibbs?

The Massachusetts Historical Society recently received a donation of William Gray Brooks family papers, primarily correspondence on genealogical subjects. It’s a terrific collection of letters ...

John Quincy Adams and the Education of a “Warrior Patriot”

When President John Quincy Adams delivered his first annual message to Congress on December 6, 1825, he noted that “the want of a naval school of instruction, corresponding with the Military ...

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