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The Military Historical Society of Massachusetts, founded in 1876 by John Codman Ropes, is the nation's oldest incorporated military history society. The Society's purpose is to sponsor, support and encourage the study of military history.

Scholarships & Grants

The society’s fellowships and grants are open to senior cadets and midshipmen enrolled in a Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) at any New England college or university.


MHSM supports the study, debate and promotion of military history within the United states, and beyond through presentations by scholars and institutions.


Events provide opportunities for members and friends to interact, connect, and build relationships and to introduce the society to a wider audience.

Post Office Box 308
State House
Boston, MA 02133
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