The Beehive: the official blog of the Massachusetts Historical Society

This Week @ MHS

We have a busy week coming up.  Whether you are in the neighborhood at lunchtime or after work, there is something for everyone at the MHS this week.  All events are free and open to the public. 

Monday, 13 June, at noon current Massachusetts Society of the Cincinnati fellow David Preston, The Citadel, will present his research "Braddock's Veterans: Paths of Loyalty in the British Empire, 1755-1775."

On Tuesday, 14 June, also at noon, historian and author Julie Winch, University of Massachusetts-Boston, will be at the MHS to talk about her newest book, The Clamorgans: One Family's History of Race in America.  Copies of the book will be available for purchase at the event.  

On Thursday, 16 June -- the eve of the anniversary of the Batlle of Bunker HIll -- at 6:00 PM, historian and author Paul Lockhart offers a program centered on his latest book The Whites of Their Eyes: Bunker Hill, the First American Army, and the Emergence of George Washington.  This event is co-sponsored by Longfellow House - Washington's Headquarters National Historic Site.  Light refreshments will served at 5:30 PM.  RSVP's are encouraged for this event.

And on Saturday, 18 June, join us at 10:00 AM for our weekly building tour.  Spend 90 minutes with an MHS docent learning about the HIstory and Collections of the Massachusetts Historical Society

permalink | Published: Monday, 13 June, 2011, 8:00 AM