The Rev. Joseph Emerson, Jr.: Pepperell’s Patriotic Preacher

On Veterans Day, November 11, 2017, historian Ron Karr will give a presentation at the Prudence Wright Chapter House of the Daughters of the American Revolution, 4 Main Street, Pepperell, MA, at 2:00 p.m., on Pepperell’s forgotten Revolutionary hero, fervent Patriot, and first minister, Joseph Emerson (1721-1775). Ron has been a member of both the Pepperell Historical Commission for nearly 30 years and is an officer in the Pepperell Historical Society. He has a doctorate in History from Boston University and is a retired reference librarian from the University of Massachusetts Lowell. Free admission, all are welcome!

Monthly Meeting, Monday, Oct. 16, 2017

The Pepperell Historical Society will hold its October meeting at the school house, 50 Shattuck Street, Pepperell, on Monday, October 16, 2017, at 7:00 p.m.  All are welcome!  The agenda includes plans for the schoolhouse renovation  and scheduling speakers for the fall and winter.