[[11]]Object of the Month

Baseball's Barnstorming Bloomer Girls

Women and the National Pastime Read more

[[15]]Entrepreneurship & Classical Design in Boston’s South End: The Furniture of Isaac Vose & Thomas Seymour, 1815 to 1825

Isaac Vose and his brilliant furniture are revealed in a new exhibition and accompanying volume.
Open 11 May to 14 September Details.

[[14]]Fashion Preview

See garments, textiles, and costumes in a sneak peak of the upcoming Fashioning the New England Family project. View

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As the nation’s first historical society, the MHS strives to enhance the understanding of our nation’s past and its connection to the present, demonstrating that history is not just a series of events that happened to individuals long ago but is integral to the fabric of our daily lives. More about the MHS

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