[[14]]“Can She Do It?” Massachusetts Debates a Woman’s Right to Vote

April 26 through September 21, 2019. Details


Save the Date! Making History Gala June 5. Details

[[13]]Object of the Month

Sea chest belonging to Benjamin Joy

This fitted sea chest was used by Benjamin Joy, an East India merchant who served as the first U.S. Consul to India. It was probably made in India and accompanied Joy on his return voyage to Boston. More

Who We Are

As the nation’s first historical society, the MHS strives to enhance the understanding of our nation’s past and its connection to the present, demonstrating that history is not just a series of events that happened to individuals long ago but is integral to the fabric of our daily lives. More about the MHS

Introduction to the MHS