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This Week @ MHS

This week we have a two events at our 1154 Boylston Street home, and two co-sponsored events at alternate locations. Please note where events are happening as you plan to attend.

Thursday, 10 March, we have two public events. At 12:15 PM join us for a co-sponsored event at Old South Meeting House. Come listen as Jim Hollister, Minute Man National Historical Park, and Emily Murphy, Salem Maritime National Historic Site, present "Let Us Wait No Longer!" Salem and the Lexington Alarm. And at 5:30 PM Annette Gordon-Reed, author of Pulitzer Prize winning The Hemingses of Monticello, will present her paper "The Hemings Family in the Nineteenth Century" as part of the Boston Seminar on the History of Women and Gender. Nell Irvin Painter, Princeton University, will give the comment. This event will take place at the Schlesinger Library at Harvard University.

Friday, 11 March, we kick off our spring exhibition History Drawn with Light: Early Photographs from the Collections of the Massachusetts Historical Society. The exhibition will be open to the public Monday through Saturday, 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM, from March 11th to June 3rd.

And last but not least, our 90 minute Saturday building tour will begin at 10:00 AM in the front lobby on 12 March.

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