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Mr. Madison's War: The Controversial War of 1812

In 1812, Massachusetts was bitterly divided along partisan political lines and a wave of popular protests greeted the declaration of war on 18 June. The MHS is commemorating the bicentennial with the exhibition Mr. Madison’s War: The Controversial War of 1812.

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New Slate of Officers Elected at Annual Meeting

At the Annual Meeting on 16 May, the Fellows of the MHS, in their role as its governing body, unanimously approved the proposed slate of Officers, including a new Chair of the Board of Trustees, and three new Trustees. Beginning 1 July, Vice Chair Charles C. Ames will replace [...] read more

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The MHS Welcomes 14 New Fellows

The Fellows of the MHS approved the election of the following new Fellows at the Annual Meeting on 16 May. Carolyn Eastman of Richmond, VA
Carolyn Eastman is an associate professor of history at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, where she moved this year [...] read more

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