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Home > Events > Tewksbury Historical Society Presentation on "People of Wamesit on the 17th Century' Indians and Settlers".

The Tewksbury Historical Society will present a talk titled "People of Wamesit in the 17th Century; Indians and Settlers", featuring Mr. Eugene Winter on Feb. 5, 2004 at 7:00pm in the Tewksbury Town Library.  Mr. Winter is the Archivist for the Society and has been researching ancient deeds of Wamesit and has some new information from his research on the Native American Tribe members who lived on the Wamesit Reservation along the shores of the Merrimack River. 

This presentation was originally scheduled for January 22 but it has been rescheduled to February 5, 2004 at 7:00pm at the Tewksbury Town Library.  Mr. David Marcus, President of the Society will also present a brief narrative on the Wamesit Tribe as described by Daniel Gookin in his 1674 report for the King of England. 

These presentations are free and open to members of the Society and other interested residents who are non-members.  The Society is non-profit organization and is currently holding its annual membership drive.  It is the first of four membership meetings scheduled for this winter and spring consistent with its mission statement of preserving and interpreting Tewksbury History.  Members receive a Newsletter and are invited to support and participate in honoring Tewksbury history. 

The Society is currently working on a book of Tewksbury featuring its large picture archive.  Donations of pictures, artifacts, and memorabilia about Tewksbury history are accepted with open arms.  From time to time, displays about Tewksbury history are set up for display.   The address is http://www.tewksburyhistoricalsociety.org.  The Society can be contacted by Email at Tewksburyhistorical@msn.com or by calling 978-851-4966 for more information about this February 5th presentation.
Submitted by :
David Marcus, President