MEMBERS’ CHRISTMAS PARTY
Toys from Yesteryear
MANCHESTER ROOTS – WESTERN REACH:
The Compelling Saga of Samuel Forster Tappan – 1831-1913
with Kitty (Clare) Parsons Weaver
“Cape Ann and Beyond: Watercolors and Illustrations
by Esther Moss Proctor”
Making Fine Furniture with Steve Brown
Hopkinson program and studio tour
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.