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October 2018

The Streetcar Era on Cape Ann

October 15, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Rockport Public Library, 17 School Street
Rockport, MA 01966 United States
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The Streetcar Era on Cape Ann, a presentation by Paul Harling

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November 2018

Halibut Point Military History

November 19, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Rockport Public Library, 17 School Street
Rockport, MA 01966 United States
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Halibut Point Military History, a presentation by John Ratti

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December 2018

Holiday Open House at Sewell-Scripture House

December 2, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Sewell-Scripture House, 40 King Street
Rockport, MA 01966 United States
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Join the Sandy Bay Historical Society for our annual holiday open house.

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April 2019

Rockport’s Oldest Businesses

April 16 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Rockport Public Library, 17 School Street
Rockport, MA 01966 United States
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Rockport’s oldest businesses will be represented by the current proprietors in a panel discussion moderated by historian Les Bartlett. John Tarr, 1887, Bethany Carlson Seaview Farm, 1838, Ken Lane. Smith Hardware & Lumber, 1874, Jay Smith. Roy Moore Lobster Company, 1918, Karin Porter. The Paper House, 1922, Edna Beaudion. Tuck’s Candy Factory, 1929, Laurie Tuck.

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May 2019

Rockport High School Students Present Local History in their Own Words

May 20 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Rockport Public Library, 17 School Street
Rockport, MA 01966 United States
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Rockport High School students will give presentations in their own words on local history. The students have been studying and writing about Rockport history.

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June 2019

Stories from the Dogtown Relics

June 17 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Rockport Public Library, 17 School Street
Rockport, MA 01966 United States
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Local historian Les Bartlett will present stories from the Dogtown relics.

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July 2019

Summer Kick-Off At the Old Castle

July 6 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Old Castle, Castle Lane
Rockport, MA 01966 United States
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Join the Sandy Bay Historical Society and your friends and neighbors as we kick off summer with an open house at the Old Castle in Pigeon Cove.

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Saving Straitsmouth

July 15 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Rockport Public Library, 17 School Street
Rockport, MA 01966 United States
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Paul St. Germain will document the work that has been done to save and restore Straitsmouth Island and the lighthouse there.

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August 2019

Rockport in Vintage Postcards

August 19 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Rockport Public Library, 17 School Street
Rockport, MA 01966 United States
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See vintage images of Rockport as it was depicted in early 20th Century postcards. Presented by Robert Ambrogi, publisher of VintageRockport.com.

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September 2019

Chowdah Supper, Annual Meeting & Open Mic

September 13 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Spiran Hall, 19 School Street
Rockport, 01966 United States
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Join the Sandy Bay Historical Society for a delicious chowder supper, followed by our annual meeting and an entertaining open mic night. Fast becoming an annual tradition, the open mic night welcomes audience members and Rockport residents to share stories and memories about Rockport in the past.

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