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This Week @ MHS

Join us today, Monday, 8 August at noon for an interesting brown bag lunch.  Listen and participate in the discussion as NERFC fellow Hannah Farber, of University of California, Berkeley, presents her research project "American Marine Insurers in the Napoleonic Era: Commerce, the Nation, and the Oceans."

On Saturday, 13 August, travel to George's Island to hear Christian Samito, of Boston College and Boston University School of Law present a lecture on "Citizenship Through Civil War Service."  This event is part of the Boston Harbor Islands Civil War History Series and is co-sponsered by the MHS. The lecture starts a 2:00 PM on Georges Island, part of the Boston Harbor Islands National Recreation Area. For directions to the Island, please visit

And remember that our exhibition areas is open Monday through Saturday, 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM.  Our current exhibition, History Drawn with Light: Early Photographs from the Collections of the Massachusetts Historical Society has been drawing excellent reviews from visitors. 

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