Weekly Update

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 sacrificial - the giving of one's life for another. So as we gather together for parades and speeches and cookouts, let us hold dear the memory of all who have gone before us, and let us hold in honor the sacrifices made b

Weekly Update

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 join us for Janice's talk. as always, Ed Hands will provide delicious refreshments. I hope to see you Sunday! Until next time, Frank

Weekly Update

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 man who guided the Ames Shovel Company through a time of explosive growth and success. Emily will present findings based on her research, which was done to create a Wikipedia page on Oakes Angier. Working with William Am

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