North Reading Historical and Antiquarian Society

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Events 2013

Tercentenary 1713-2013

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"Telling Time" Presentation

with Bob Frishman of Bell-Time Clocks in Andover

Bell-Time Clocks

In this entertaining lecture, Mr.Frishman will present an overview of mechanical clock history
including styles, makers, values, collecting, repairing and cultural importance.
His lecture will be accompanied by slides of imepieces from his own collection
and from the more than 5000 clocks he has serviced
Following his talk, Mr. Frishman will offer informal verbal appraisals of audience members timepieces.
Cost will be three dollars per item to benefit the North Reading Historical Society.

Friday, March 1, 2013

7:30 pm
Edith O'Leary SeniorCenter
Third Meeting House
North Reading Town Common

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Events 2012

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Holiday Family Open House

Sunday, November 25, 2012

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Reverend Daniel Putnam House Center
West Village Schoolhouse
North Reading Town Common
Part of the North Reading Holiday Lights Festival

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Genealogy

Friday, November 2, 2012

7:00pm
Edith O'Leary Senior Center
Third Meeting House
North Reading Town Common


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Pot Luck Supper and Meeting

Friday, October 5, 2012

6:30pm
Edith O'Leary Senior Center
Third Meeting House
North Reading Town Common
Bring your favorite dish to share and a favorite find from your yard


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18th Annual Apple Festival

Saturday September 15, 2012
The Festival included artisans and crafters,
an apple pie contest, Historical Society merchandise, local entertainment, children’s games and pony rides.
There was also be a silent art auction, art raffle, apple pie and ice cream, and food and drink.

Located on the grounds of the Reverend Daniel Putnam House
Bow Street
North Reading Center

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"New England's Timeless Decoration: The Folk Art of Moses Eaton, Jr. and Rufus Porter"

Presented by Suzanne Korn of Vintage New England Stenciling

May 10, 2012

Flint Memorial Library
North Reading Town Common
Click here for more information


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"Show and Tell Antiques"

March 2, 2012 *

Third Meeting House on the Common
Members Meeting & Open to the Public


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Past Events 2011

Holiday Festival Open House

Sunday, November 27, 2011
2-4pm
The Reverend Daniel Putnam House
The Schoolhouse
Bow Street
North Reading Center

during the
North Reading Holiday Light Festival on the Common


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17th Annual Apple Festival

Saturday September 17, 2011
The Festival included artisans and crafters,
an apple pie contest, Historical Society merchandise, local entertainment, children’s games and pony rides.
There was also a silent art auction, art raffle, apple pie and ice cream, and food and drink.

Located on the grounds of the Reverend Daniel Putnam House
Bow Street
North Reading Center

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2011 Annual Meeting and Dinner


Friday June 3, 2011
6 pm Social Hour, 6:30pm Dinner
Meeting to follow
Reverend Daniel Putnam House
Bow Street on the Common
RSVP 978 664 6880

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A Visit with Pvt. Job Fisher, a Civil War soldier

Friday, May 6, 2011
7:00 pm**
Third Meeting House on the Common
**Members Meeting-Open to the Public. Presentation to follow shortly

Thom Ayers of Danvers, MA will discusses his great-great grandfather, Private Job Fisher of Company C, 101st Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry of Claremont.
This living history experience will place you back in the period of 1861-1865 as he talks about the life of the soldier in camp and on the march among other things

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A Visit with Abraham Lincoln


March 17, 2011
In commemoration of the 150th anniversary, the Sesquicentennial of the Civil War
Flint Memorial Library
North Reading Center
North Reading's Flint Memorial Library


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