|The February 8th Meeting of the Hudson Library Genealogy Club|
Local Club Meetings
Hudson Genealogy Club, at the Rogers Memorial Library, 194 Derry Road, Hudson, NH http://www.rodgerslibrary.org/ every 2nd Friday of the Month, at 1:30 PM contact Gayle St. Cyr 603-886-6030
Genealogy Roundtable, at the Derry Public Library, 64 East Broadway, Derry, NH http://www.derry.lib.nh.us/ every first Tuesday of the Month, at 1 – 2:30 PM. contact: Christine Sharbrough 603-432-6140
Greater Lowell Genealogy Club, http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~maglgc/ meets at the Pollard Memorial Library, Lowell, MA 10AM to 1PM once a month.
Newton, NH Genealogy Club- Gale Library, Newton, NH, 603-382-4691, 3PM on the third Wednesday of the month.
Chelmsford Genealogy Club, at the Chelmsford, MA Public Library, first Tuesday night of the month at 7PM in the McCarthy Meeting Room, contact Judy Sylvia
February 5, Tuesday, Noon to 1pm, A Free Negro who Also Owned the Covenant with Us, , at the Congregational Library, 14 Beacon St., Boston, Massachusetts. FREE. For more information see http://www.14beacon.org/news-and-events/program-and-workshop-schedule This discussion addresses African American affiliation with churches in the eighteenth century.
February 6, Wednesday, 6pm – 7:30pm One Colonial Woman’s World: The Life and Writings of Mehetabel Chandler Coit, at the New England Historic Genealogical Society at 99-101 Newbury Street, Boston, FREE to the public. For more information see http://www.americanancestors.org/Event.aspx?id=28180
February 8, Friday, 8pm, Rum and Revolution, at the Depot Building, 13 Depot Square, Lexington, MA, An evening of music, history and a taste of rum! Sponsored by the Lexington Historical Society. $10 adults only, reserve a seat by calling 781-862-1703
February 9, Saturday, 1:30 pm New Visitor Welcome Tour, at the New England Historic Genealogical Society, 99 – 101 Newbury Street, Boston. FREE to the public. See the website www.americanancestors.org
February 14, Thursday, 1pm, Crosscut: A Spoken Documentary, at the Rye Congregational Church, 580 Washington Road, Rye, NH, sponsored by the NH Humanities Council 603-964-6281. Rebecca Rule will discuss the oral histories of North Country people to tell the story of logging in the Androscoggin Valley in the 1880s through the boom years. FREE
February 15, Friday, 10am Mary Todd Lincoln: Wife and Widow, at the Community Church of Durham, 17 Main St. Durham, NH 603-868-7364, sponsored by the NH Humanities Council. Join Mary Todd Lincoln as she reflects on her life. FREE
February 19, Tuesday, 7pm, New Hampshire’s One-Room Rural Schools: The Romance and the Reality, at the Merrimack Public Library, 470 DW Highway, Merrimack, NH 603-424-5084. FREE. A discussion about the lasting legacies of the hundreds of one-room schools that dotted the landscape of New Hampshire.
February 21, Thursday, 7pm, The Adventures of Benjamin Franklin, at the Leach Libary, 276 Mammoth Road, Londonderry, presented by historical re-enactor J. T. Turner. Free to the public. Refreshments. For more information 603-432-1132.
February 21, Thursday, 6pm, Acadian History and Genealogy at the National Archives, 38 Trapelo Road, Waltham, Massachusetts. Presented by Lucie LeBlanc Consentino, an expert on Acadian genealogy. Reservations are required, please call 866-406-2379 2379 or email firstname.lastname@example.org FREE to the public.
February 23, 10am - noon, Planning a Family Reunion & Sharing your Family History at the Nevins Memorial Library, 305 Broadway, Methuen, MA, sponsored by the Merrimack Valley Chapter of the Massachusetts Society of Genealogists. Free and open to the public. http://www.msoginc.org/merrimackvalleynews.html
February 23, 10am – noon, Behind the Scenes in Collections and Conservation, at the Historic New England Facility at 151 Essex Street, Haverhill, Massachusetts. Free to Historic New England members, $25 nonmembers, $15 Haverhill residents. Registration is required, please call 617-944-5959.
February 27, Wednesday, Find your Ancestors, and Perhaps Yourself, in the 1940 Census at the Wadleigh Library in Milford, NH. For more information see www.wadleighlibrary.org or contact 603-673-2408 email@example.com
March 2, Saturday, 8:30 am – 5pm Ancestry Day at the Sheraton Boston Hotel, sponsored by the New England Historic Genealogical Society and Ancestry.com. $30 registration fee, $19 parking at the Prudential Center. http://ancestrydaynehgs.eventbrite.com/?o_xid=53689&o_lid=53689&o_sch=Email or email education @nehgs.org
March 2, Saturday, 3pm, Tea and Fashion at the Munroe Tavern, Meet Colonel and Mrs. Munroe for a tour of the Munroe Tavern and an exhibit of rare textiles on display this weekend only. A delicious high tea, music and raffle of teapots will follow. Sponsored by the Lexington Historical Society. $30 members/$35 non-members. Reserve your spot by calling 781-862-1703
March 2, Saturday, 1pm Baked Beans and Fried Clams: How Food Defines a Region, at the Derry Public Library, 64 E. Broadway, Derry, NH 432-6140 A celebration of the regional favorites, and a discussion on the many foods distinctive to New England. FREE
March 3, Sunday, 3pm, Tea and Fashion at the Munroe Tavern, Meet Colonel and Mrs. Munroe for a tour of the Munroe Tavern and an exhibit of rare textiles on display this weekend only. A delicious high tea, music and raffle of teapots will follow. Sponsored by the Lexington Historical Society. $30 members/$35 non-members. Reserve your spot by calling 781-862-1703
March 4, Monday, 1pm A Visit with Queen Victoria, at the First Baptist Church of Nashua, 121 Manchester St., Nashua, NH 603-886-7201. Sponsored by the NH Humanities Council. Sally Mummey performs as her royal highness, to reveal the personal details of a powerful yet humane woman. FREE
March 4, Monday, 2:15pm Vanished Veteran’s- NH’s Civil War Monuments and Memorials, at the Havenwood Heritage Heights Auditorium, 33 Christian Avenue, Concord, NH 603-229-1185. A discussion on the earliest obelisks, to statues, artillery, murals, cast iron, stained glass and buildings from the 1860s through the 1920s in New Hampshire. FREE
March 6, New Visitor Welcome Tour, at the New England Historic Genealogical Society, 99 – 101 Newbury Street, Boston. FREE to the public. See the website www.americanancestors.org
March 6, Wednesday, 6:30pm If I am Not for Myself, Who Will Be for Me? George Washington’s Runaway Slave, at the Kimball Public Library, 5 Academy Avenue, Atkinson, NH 603-362-5234. FREE The story of Ona Judge Staines, who ran away from Martha Washington to New Hampshire. Presented by Gwendolyn Quezaire-Presutti.
March 8, 6:30pm – 8:30pm The Irish Experience at the Phillips House, 34 Chestnut Street, Salem, Mass. $10 Historic New England members, $15 nonmembers, Discover the daily lives of the Phillips family’s Irish domestic staff. Registration recommended, please call 978-744-0440 for additional information.
March 23, Saturday, joint Irish Genealogy Conference between TIARA and NEHGS at 99 Newbury Street, Boston, MA
March 28, Thursday, 2:30pm The Abolitionists of Noyes Academy, at Heritage Heights- Tad’s Place, 149 East Side Drive, Concord, NH 603-229-1266 In 1835 the first racially integrated school was opened in Canaan, NH, but outraged citizens raised a mob that dragged the academy off its foundation and ran the African American students out of town. This is the story of three extraordinary Afrian American leaders, Henry Highland Garnet, Alexander Crummell and Thomas Sipkins Sidney. FREE
March 30, Saturday, The New England Family History Conference, sponsored by the Hingham Stake of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, at the Franklin LDS Church, 91 Jordan Road, Franklin, Massachusetts. For more information see the website at http://www.nefamilyhistory.com/index/main
April 17 – 21, New England Regional Genealogical Conference, at the Raddison Hotel and Conference Center, Manchester, NH For more information see the website www.nergc.org
April 21st, Wednesday,10am FREE Vacation Week Genealogy For Kids Program at the National Archives, 38Trapelo Road, Waltham, Massachusetts. Participants research their family history with volunteers and staff available to help out. Reservations are required, please call 866-406-2379 2379 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
April 21st, Wednesday, 2pm, Behind the Scenes at the National Archives, a 45 minute tour to see original documents of our nation’s history. Reservations suggested, please call 866-406-2379 or email email@example.com
August 4 – 9, 2013, The 33rd IAJGS International Conference on Jewish Genealogy, Boston Park Plaza Hotel
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