Past Events

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November 2014

Toys from Yesteryear
Family Program



November 2014

The Compelling Saga of Samuel Forster Tappan – 1831-1913

with Kitty (Clare) Parsons Weaver

Tappan                        kitty 1

October 2014

“Cape Ann and Beyond: Watercolors and Illustrations
by Esther Moss Proctor”

Members’ Preview



September 2014

Making Fine Furniture with Steve Brown


May/Sept 2014

Hopkinson program and studio tour


June 2014

Annual Meeting


Winter/Spring 2014

 February Program & Summer Exhibit – “Furniture-making in Manchester: A Surprising Story”


Dr. Brock Jobe, Professor of Decorative Arts at the Winterthur Museum in Delaware gave a wonderful presentation to a full house on the various fine furniture makers from Manchester



May & June – School Visits

Grades Kindergarten – 4 came for presentation about Manchester’s history. Curator, John Huss, shared a number of artifacts from our town’s past to the lower grades while the older grades enjoyed a walking tour around the common.

March Program – “Wigwams at Jeffrey’s Creek: Let’s Set the record Straight”

Mary Ellen Lepionka, Anthropologist, Archaeologist and Expert on the Native Americans of Cape Ann shared about the Natives Americans that were here before the first settlers.