In early 2017, our fourth floor will be transformed into a new destination for historical education and innovation. During the current renovation, objects from our permanent collection are on view throughout the Museum.
Napoleon's Authorization for the Sale of the Louisiana Territory
April 24, 1803
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Hildreth, an historian, editor, and novelist, was born in Deerfield, Mass., and died in Florence, Italy. He is best known for his six-volume opus, "History of the United States (1849-52)." This portrait was a gift to the Society from the artist's daughter.
Gift of Eugenia C. Pratt
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