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.

Public Program, Exhibition 'I Have Had My Share of Mishaps in Politics': Henry Cabot Lodge & the Presidential Election of 1912 this event is free 14 September 2012.Friday, 2:00PM - 3:00PM Gallery Talk Peter Drummey, MHS

The bitter split between the conservative and progressive wings of the Republican Party in 1912 threatened the 30-year friendship of Henry Cabot Lodge and Theodore Roosevelt. Stephen T. Riley Librarian Peter Drummey will explain how the two struggled to remain friends during a divisive political campaigns, and how their close bond was saved, at least in part, by a failed assassination attempt just before the election.