MHS Calendar of Events

to May 26


The Private Jefferson

Explore Jefferson’s complexity through select correspondence and writings including the Declaration of Independence, records of farming at Monticello, and his architectural drawings.

Brown Bag On a Bender with Uncle Sam: Freedom, Resources, and the Lure of Progress in the Early Republic this event is free 20 November 2013.Wednesday, 12:00PM - 1:00PM John Lauritz Larson, Purdue University

How did the American Revolution change the colonial American economic culture and patterns of natural resource exploitation? How did the “release of energy” produced by the new political order contribute to new definitions of public and private acquisitiveness, wealth, and progress?