All events take place at 87 Mount Vernon St., Boston MA 02108 and (unless noted otherwise) are free and open to the public.


    October 23, 2019  from 5:30 to 7:30PM        Reception honoring Fellow Member David Hall on the publication of "The Puritans: A Transatlantic History" published Harvard University Press


    November 7, 2019 from 6 - 7PM       Reception at the Maine Historical Society, 489 Congress St., Portland, Maine honoring Fellow Member William di Giacomantonio on the publication of "The Insurgent Delegate: Selected Letters of George Thacher and other Writings" , Volume 89 of the Publications of the Colonial Society


    November 21, 2019 at 6:00PM     Annual Meeting followed by dinner at the Somerset Club. Members only. Resident Members will be invited to vote on a substantial revision to the By-Laws, the text of which is at this link


    December 5, 2019 at 5:30 PM  Reception at the Kings Chapel Parish House, 64 Beacon St. in Boston to celebrate the publication of "The Colonial Records of Kings Chapel, 1686-1776," volumes 90 and 91 of the Publications of the Colonial Society, edited by James B. Bell and James Mooney.


    December 19, 2019 at 3:00PM     Fellow Member Jared Ross Hardesty, Associate Professor of History, Western Washington University, will speak on "Black Lives, Native Lands, White Worlds: A History of Slavery in New England."


    February 20, 2020 at 3:00 PM      Fellow Member Neal Salisbury, Professor Emeritus, Smith College, will speak on "Tisquantum and the Beginnings of the Plymouth Colony."


    April 16, 2020 at 3:00PM               Jean O'Brien, Distinguished McKnight Professor and Northrup Professor, Department of History, University of Minnesota, will speak on "Monumental Memory:  The Memory Work of Massasoit."