Past Events

June 13
Manchester Fire Fighting Family Program

May 9
Needlework Family Program

April 25
Manchester Maritime Family Program

March 28
Quilt Family Program


 March 10
“At Your Service: The People Who Made Gracious Living Possible”
with Nancy Coffey

February 7
Valentine Family Program

December 3
Members Christmas Party

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.