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This Week @ MHS

Please join us at noon on Wednesday, 14 September, as Anthony Antonucci, University of Connecticut, presents his project "Americans and the Mezzogiorno: United States Relations with the Regno delle Due Sicilie from Thomas Jefferson to Herman Melville, 1783-1861" at a brown-bag lunch program. 

On Saturday, 17 September take the family to George's Island to hear MHS staff members present a lecture on The Trent Affair.  This event is part of the Boston Harbor Islands Civil War History Series and is co-sponsered by the MHS. The lecture starts a 1:45 PM on Georges Island. For directions to the Island, please visit

It is the final week to view the current exhibition History Drawn With Light.  Visit the exhibition Monday through Saturday, 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM. The exhibition closes forever on Saturday, 17 September to allow the staff to install our next major show. The Purchase by Blood: Massachusetts in the Civil War, 1861-1862, opens on 7 October.  Stay tuned for more information on that exhibtion.  

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