Free Genealogy Workshop: by the Massachusetts Daughters of the American Revolution

  • Saturday, March 24, 2018
  • 10:15am – 1:30pm
  • Lawrence Library, 15 Main Street, Pepperell, MA 01463
  • 10:15am Presentation: What is the DAR? Learn about this service organization whose patriot ancestors made possible our American independence.
  • 10:30-1:30 Individual 20-minute appointments with genealogists

Sign up for an appointment on Eventbrite. Bring in any useful data about your family such as birth, marriage, and death certificates, Bible records, land probate, will records, census records or obituaries.

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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!