Hello friends! I began my Memorial Day weekend activities early today, arriving at 6:30 a.m. to give our hedges a trim before it got hot. After, I took a ride around town, checking out a few cemeteries, decorated with flags for Memorial Day.
As historians, we try to remember things. Good things, bad things; rich things, poor things; interesting things, mundane things; days and dates, people, places and things. But this weekend, we remember that which is honorable and sac
Greetings! The clouds have given way to a cool afternoon sun. There is more rain coming in tomorrow, but for now, I'll enjoy today! Join us for our monthly Open House this Sunday from 1-5 p.m. We are pleased to be joined by Janice Hatchfield Lyttle who will present a family history talk at 2 p.m. Thanks to an old hand-written family tree, Janice has traced her family back to the Harlow's of Plymouth! Many of you know the Hatchfield family as well, and we invite you to joi
Hello all! A fine stretch of weather has set in with temps resembling Florida. A thank you too all who brought their nice weather back with them after enjoying their winter stay! This Sunday we will hold our Annual Meeting at "Queset", located directly behind the Ames Free Library, at 2 p.m. Following a brief business meeting, we will hear a presentation by volunteer Emily Wormwood who has been researching Oakes Angier Ames, who had "Queset" built. He is an extraordinary ma