Massachusetts Historical Society

The Massachusetts Historical Society is a major historical archive specializing in early American, Massachusetts, and New England history. It is located at 1154 Boylston Street in Boston, Massachusetts and is the oldest historical society in the United States, having been established in 1791.

Massachusetts Historical Society Building
Location1154 Boylston Street
Boston, Massachusetts
Coordinates42°20′47″N 71°5′26″W
ArchitectEdmund M. Wheelwright
Architectural styleColonial Revival
NRHP reference No.66000770 [1]
Significant dates
Added to NRHPOctober 15, 1966
Designated NHLDecember 21, 1965

The Society's building was constructed in 1899 and added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1966.[1] In 2016, The Boston Landmarks Commission designated it a Boston Landmark.