The Colonial Society of Massachusetts

“Founded in 1892, the Colonial Society of Massachusetts is a non-profit educational foundation designed to promote the study of Massachusetts history from earliest settlement through the first decades of the nineteenth century.”

For years, the Colonial Society of Massachusetts has provided tremendous support to the New England Quarterly. We are pleased to keep our readers and contributors up to date on all educational events and opportunities offered by the Society.


Event Calender

December 21, 2017                “The Many Captivities of Esther Wheelwright:  Violence and Communities of Women in the Northeast Borderlands,” Ann M. Little, Professor, Department of History, Colorado State University.

February 15, 2018                  “Billets and Barracks: The Quartering Act and the Coming of the American Revolution” John G. McCurdy, Professor of History, Eastern Michigan University.

April 19, 2018                        The Townshend Moment: The Making of Empire and Revolution in the Eighteenth Century, Patrick Griffin, Madden-Hennebry Professor of History, University of Notre Dame.

All Meetings Take Place at 87 Mount Vernon Street, Boston, MA 02108 at 3:00 p.m. All are welcome without charge.