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This Week @ MHS

Here is the round-up of events in the week to come here at the MHS:

- Tuesday, 10 October, 5:15PM : "Andre Michaux and the Many Politics of Trees in the Eighteenth-Century Atlantic World." This talk given by Elizabeth Hyde of Kean University is part of the Environmental History Seminar series. Comment provided by Joseph Cullon, MIT/WPI. Seminars are free and open to the public; RSVP requiredSubscribe to receive advance copies of the seminar papers.

- Wednesday, 11 October : Building CLOSED, Veteran's Day.

- Thursday, 12 October, 5:30PM : "Writing with Giants: Making the Human Larger than Life." This latest installment of the New England Biography Seminar series features a discussion between Civil War biographer Carol Bundy and Harvard's John Stauffer about his upcoming biography of Charles Sumner.

- Friday, 13 October, 6:00PM : An Evening with David McCullough. This event is SOLD OUT. If you would like to be placed on the waiting list, please call 617-646-0518 or click here

- Saturday, 14 October, 10:00AM : The History and Collections of the MHS is a 90-minute, docent-led walk through the public spaces at the Society's building. The tour is free and open to the public. Parties of 8 or more should contact Curator of Art Anne Bentley in advance at 617-646-0508 or While you're here you will also have the opportunity to view our current exhibitions.

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