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.

MHS Tour, Special Event Cruise the Historic Towns and Sites of the Chesapeake Bay registration required 22 October 2012 to 29 October 2012

Cruise the Chesapeake brochureFrom 22 to 29 October, join fellow travelers on a voyage aboard the American-flagged Yorktown to some of America’s loveliest waterways and most important historic sites along the shores of the Chesapeake and the rivers that feed into it. Stops include Annapolis, Md.; St. Michaels, Md.; Richmond, Va.; and Mt. Vernon in Alexandria, Va. Guest lecturer Peter Drummey, the Stephen T. Riley Librarian at the MHS, will share his knowledge of the history of the Chesapeake region through onboard lectures and discussions.

For more information call 617-536-1608 or e-mail For program and pricing details, please view the brochure.