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.

Member Event Historical Happy Hour Please RSVP   registration required at no cost 27 November 2012.Tuesday, 8:00PM - 9:00PM Special Event for MHS Associate Members

Join us for our first historical happy hour! Associate Members are invited to gather after the talk by Waite Rawls to enjoy a cocktail and continue the discussion. Immediately following the talk, we will walk to The Hawthorne in Kenmore Square for a Southern cocktail and some delightful discourse.

Evening Lecture

The Confederacy in History, Myth, & Memory

Waite Rawls, Museum of the Confederacy

The Confederacy in history, myth, and memory continues to be a topic that fascinates a global audience. Why? How has the memory developed from the eras of the War, the Lost Cause, and Civil Rights? Mr. Rawls will address these and related questions as he demonstrates how this history is relevant in the 21st century, especially its complications and nuances.

Reception at 5:30 PM / Lecture at 6:00 PM