Spring Meeting & Potluck Dinner
Sunday, May 15, 2016
A High Price to Pay, A Heavy Burden to Bear : One Family's Civil War Story
(A Vermont Humanities Council Event)
Abel Morrill, Sr. was an early settler of Cabot, Vermont. He was a respected farmer and maple sugar producer for much of the 19th century. His story reflects the hardship and heartbreak suffered by those who lived at the time of America's greatest conflict, the Civil War. David Book's portrayal of Abel Morrill profiles life before the war and life as it was affected by the war. Drawing on primary sources, Book's monologue describes with historical accuracy life in mid-19th century Vermont and is a story that could be repeated by many families in every town in Vermont during this era.
The Society's members get together for three potluck dinners a year: February, May, and the annual business meeting in October.
At the October meeting officers and board members are elected to serve various lengths of terms.
Membership runs from Oct. 1 - Sept. 30. Dues include the Dog River Crier newsletter (published three times a year):
Lifetime $250.00 (All Lifetime membership dues will go directly to the Endowment Fund.)
NHS Membership Application
Yearly membership fees are due in the Fall (by the date of the October meeting).
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