March 10 “At Your Service: The People Who Made Gracious Living Possible” with Nancy Coffey
February 7 Valentine Children’s Program
December 3 Members Christmas Party
3 of our wonderful high school volunteers
“Toys from Yesteryear” Children’s Program
November 2014 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” Members’ Preview
Making Fine Furniture with Steve Brown
Hopkinson program and studio tour
Former Board President John Huss and incoming President Christine Virden
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.