A collection of curated links to a variety of Early Modern and Colonial America sites and information.
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James Madison: Official PapersOfficial papersDocuments
Magia Posthuma"On several occasions, particularly on the periphery of the Habsburg Empire during the 17th and 18th centuries, dead people were suspected of being revenants or vampires, and consequently dug up and destroyed. Contemporary authors named this phenomenon Magia Posthuma. This blog is dedicated to understanding what happened and why."Blogs
Magnificat Baroque Ensemble"For twenty years Magnificat has explored the emotionally charged music of the 17th Century, each season bringing together an assembly of internationally recognized musicians to present unique and innovative programs that engage the senses and inspire the imagination"Culture
The Maine Historical Society (Maine)"Preserves the heritage and history of Maine: the stories of Maine people, the traditions of Maine communities, and the record of Maine's place in a changing world."Societies
His Majesty's MarinesBlog for reenactors of the British Marines, who can trace their ancestry back to 1664Blogs
Making Publics"to discuss and research, in various ways, the formation of new groups of association which appeared in early modern Europe between 1450-1750 alongside the development of new media, the exploration of new continents, the ruptures of religious strife, and the discoveries of the new science."Culture
The Manlius Historical Society (New York)Preserve and foster an appreciation of the history and heritage of Central New York, with special emphasis on the Town of Manlius, New York.Societies
Mansker's Fort (Tennessee)Authentic reconstruction of a 1779 frontier forted station typical of early Cumberland settlements.Historic Sites
Many PastsPrimary documents about the experiences of ordinary Americans throughout U.S. history.Documents
Marble Springs State Historic Site (Tennessee)The last remaining home of John Sevier, who lived there from 1801 to 1815Historic Sites
Marietta Restoration Associates (Pennsylvania)"Preserving the cultural and architectural heritage of Marietta, Pennsylvania"Societies
The Marlborough Historical Society (Massachusetts)All-volunteer, non-profit organization dedicated to historic preservation, education, and celebration in Marlborough.Societies
Martin's American History BlogMartin Kelly's blog on Blogs
The Maryland Loyalists"...not only to educate people about loyalists, but to also present a balanced history of America's first truly "civil war" and to strongly encourage reliving 18th century history as a fun alternative to just reading about it."Living History
Maryville University (Missouri)Online Bachelor of Arts in HistoryHigher Education
The Massachusetts Historical Society (Massachusetts)An independent research library and manuscript repository.Societies
The Menotomy Minute Mento "perpetuate the memory and achievements" of Menotomy 's Minute Men in 1775Living History
Mercurius Politicus"A blog about early modern books, history and culture"Blogs
Middlesex Canal (Massachusetts)Built between 1793 and 1803, operational until 1853, with museum and Visitors CenterHistoric Sites
The Middlesex County Volunteers Fifes & DrumsA repertory ensemble performing martial, dance, and folk music drawn from 17th, 18th, and early 19th century sources in America and EuropeLiving History
Mifflin County Historical Society (Pennsylvania)" record and preserve our history and to relate to present day events and places..."Societies
Mifflin Township Historical Society (Pennsylvania)Document, chronicle and preserve, whenever possible, the artifacts and sites of historical significance from the original Mifflin Township of 1788.Societies
The Milford Historical Society (New Hampshire)Interested in preserving artifacts from the past for present and future generations to see and learn about.Societies
Millburn-Short Hills Historical Society (New Jersey)Encourage interest in local history, and to preserve and disseminate relevant information concerning Millburn Township.Societies
The Milton Historical Society (Massachusetts)Collect, preserve, publish and exhibit artifacts and records relating to the town of Milton.Societies
Minute Man National Historic Park (Massachusetts)The turning point in the long struggle between England and the coloniesHistoric Sites
The Moland House (Pennsylvania)George Washington's headquarters on August 10, 1777 Historic Sites
Monmouth Battlefield State Park (New Jersey)One of the largest battles of the American Revolution took place in here in June 1778Historic Sites
Monmouth County Historical Association (New Jersey)Collects, preserves, and interprets its extensive museum, library, and archival collections that relate to Monmouth County\'s history and culture and makes these resources available to the widest possible audience.Societies
The Monroe DoctrineJames MonroeDocuments
Montclair Historical Society (New Jersey)Promotes preservation, study and appreciation of local history.Societies
Montpelier (Virginia)Home of James & Dolley MadisonHistoric Sites
Claude Moore Colonial Farm (Virginia)"...authentically portrays the life of an 18th Century American family building a life on the nearer edges of civilized society"Historic Sites
Moores Creek National Battlefield (North Carolina)Decisive victory by 1,000 Patriots over 1,600 Scots Highlanders and other Loyalists on February 27, 1776Historic Sites
Morgan Log House (Pennsylvania)Restored 1708 "dwelling house," originally owned by Daniel Boone's grandfather.Historic Sites
Morris County Historical Society (New Jersey)Discover, preserve, and make known the history of Morris County through exhibits, programs, publications, and preservation advocacy.Societies
Morris-Jumel Mansion (New York)Headquarters for George Washington, and later for British and Hessian soldiersHistoric Sites
A Most Peculiar MademoiselleSewing historical clothingBlogs
Mother Bedford (Pennsylvania)Devoted primarily to the history of Old-Bedford County, Pennsylvania during the American Revolutionary War period.Culture
Mount Independence (Vermont)Built to guard against a British attack from Canada Historic Sites
Mount Vernon Estate and Gardens (Virginia)George and Martha Washington's home,Historic Sites
Munroe Tavern (Massachusetts)Command post for British Lord Percy during the withdrawal from ConcordHistoric Sites
Murder Pamphlets"True Crime" murder pamphlets (1692-1881) from the National Library of MedicineDocuments

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