MHS News

Was John Quincy Adams a Tweeter?

Starting on 5 August 2009, the Massachusetts Historical Society will begin posting daily entries on the "micro-blog" site Twitter on behalf of John Quincy Adams, the sixth president of the United States and son of John Adams, the second president. The project, which can [...] read more

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Staff Spotlight: Hobson Woodward

Hobson Woodward and the Publication of A Brave Vessel
The staff of the MHS is celebrating the publication of A Brave Vessel: The True Tale of the Castaways Who Rescued Jamestown and Inspired Shakespeare's The Tempest," written by their colleague Hobson Woodward, associate [...] read more

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Recent MHS Grant Announcements - July

Support received from the NEH, Packard Humanities Institute, and LSTA Sarah Gooll Putnam diary 2, 22-23 February 1862.   Friends of the MHS noticed a flurry of press in the last week of June as local media outlets including WBZ-TV, the Boston Globe, Boston Herald, [...] read more

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