Newbury Street’s New England Historic Genealogical Society Sets History to Rights

Mayflower’s 400th sets organizers off on a new journey: To put history right Originally from The Boston  Globe “Not only is it an opportunity to set the record straight; it invites discussion about history and heritage, whatever your background is,” said D. Brenton Simons, CEO of the New England Historic Genealogical Society, in front of… Read More

Gardens of the Arts & Crafts Movement, Judith B. Tankard at NEHGS

May 28 @ 6 pm

In this illustrated lecture, landscape scholar Judith B. Tankard surveys the inspiration, characteristics, and development of garden design during the Arts & Crafts Movement. Tankard presents a selection of houses and gardens of the era from Britain and the United States, with an emphasis on the diversity of designers who helped forge a truly distinct approach to… Read More

American Ancestors and New England Historic Genealogical Society Present Lifetime Achievement Award to Dan Rather

Legendary Anchor and Award-Winning Broadcast Journalist Related to Mitt Romney, John Kerry, and Patrick Swayze At its annual Family History Benefit Dinner recently, American Ancestors and New England Historic Genealogical Society (NEHGS) honored broadcast journalist Dan Rather, an individual it lauded as “a living legend—one of the most extraordinary communicators of our time.” D. Brenton… Read More

Year-Long Countdown to Plymouth 400 Begins at New England Historic Genealogical Center

From The Metrowest Daily News An anniversary 400 years in the making is inching closer. The New England Historic Genealogical Society unveiled two exhibits Wednesday as part of the lead-up to the 2020 Plymouth 400 anniversary, a celebration of the Pilgrims’ voyage to this continent and the founding of Plymouth Colony. The society displayed an… Read More

Four Nations Unite to Realize 400th Commemoration Program for 2020

March 14, 2019

Four nations are set to unite and share their 2020 Commemoration Program plans for the 400th anniversary of the Mayflower Voyage with an audience of guests invited to attend the event, which will be hosted today at the New England Historical Genealogical Society in Boston. Presenters will include representatives from Mayflower 400, Leiden 2020, Plymouth… Read More

Stephen King Makes $1.25 Million Gift to New England Historic Genealogical Society

Bestselling Author Stephen King and Wife Tabitha Make $1.25 Million Gift to Advance Educational Programming at American Ancestors and New England Historic Genealogical Society on Newbury Street Bestselling author Stephen King and his wife Tabitha have made a gift of $1.25 million through the Stephen & Tabitha King Foundation to New England Historic Genealogical Society… Read More