November 16, 2020 –

MHSM is offering virtual programming for the fall. See below for more details.  Replies to inquiries may be delayed until the museum re-opens.  


Co-sponsored by MHSM and the Friends of the Medford Public Library.
Please register for each session on the Library Calendar at Books for each session will be available at the Library at the beginning of the previous month. Call the Library at 781-395-7950 to have a copy checked out to you for no-contact pickup or if you need assistance registering.

Session 2: Wednesday, November 18, 2020, at 7:00 PM
Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI, by David Grann Led by Barbara Kerr, Director of the Charlotte and William Bloomberg Medford Public Library.  Killers of the Flower Moon covers the history of the Osage Indians and is a mystery novel. In 1920 the Osage Indian Nation were an oil-wealthy tribe, seemingly flourishing in Oklahoma. Greed, conspiracies, and murders would lead to their demise. J Edgar Hoover, a young aspiring FBI Director sent in an FBI undercover team led by Texas Ranger named Tom White and including a Native America agent, who followed their way to an unraveling of the series of murders that had long plagued the Osage, elevating J Edgar Hoover and his FBI to national status. Register at


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