MHS Calendar of Events

to May 26


The Private Jefferson

Explore Jefferson’s complexity through select correspondence and writings including the Declaration of Independence, records of farming at Monticello, and his architectural drawings.

Environmental History Seminar Changes in the Water: Early Modern Settler Society Impacts on the Connecticut River and Long Island Sound Seminars are free and open to the public; RSVP required.
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11 December 2012.Tuesday, 5:15PM - 7:30PM Strother Roberts, Brown University Comment: John T. Cumbler, University of Louisville

This seminar paper explores how the commodity production activities of early settlers impacted the land- and waterscapes of New England’s longest river. It is the capstone chapter to a book project on the environmental history of the colonial Connecticut Valley.