Past Events

Winter/Spring 2014

¬†February Program – “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



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.


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.