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Massachusetts Historical Society

1154 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02215

Founded in 1791, the MHS is an invaluable resource for American history, life, and culture. Its extraordinary collections tell the story of America through millions of rare and unique documents, artifacts, and national treasures, including the personal papers of three presidents—John Adams, John Quincy Adams, and Thomas Jefferson. Through its collections, scholarly pursuits, and programs, the MHS enhances the understanding of our nation's past and its connections to the present.