The Samuel Gray Society

dedicated to preserving the history of colonial America and its people


Welcome  to the virtual archive of the Samuel Gray Society,  dedicated to preserving the people and culture of 18th century colonial America.  We honor one of the four men killed in the Boston Massacre,

Use the links above to view the society’s collection and micro-historical research.  Our archive holds objects and ephemera that are believed to reflect significant aspects of the economic, demotic, religious and maritime traditions of Colonial America.  Curated with the mission to define the unique character of the revolution, the SGS archive is one tool we offer to make accessible the crucible of pivotal events leading to the Declaration of Independence and to our nation’s birth.                                  

the first to die for freedom.

and never forget.

Samuel Gray Society members,

naval yard, Boston, circa 1890

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