Past schedule

September 2003 to August 2004 scheduled program

September 2003 to August 2004

Book sales started at 7:00 p.m.

September 18, 2003 at 7:00 p.m. (Thursday), at Endicott Estate, 656 East Street, Dedham, MA (Exit 14 off Route 128.) Featured Speaker: Prof. Michael Vorenberg, PhD. Topic: Lincoln and the CW. Mini-bit: Dana Zaiser on Merchant Coins of the CW.

October 16, 2003 at 6:30 p.m. (Thursday), Jubilee "VIII" Dinner. meeting at Lantana Restaurant, Randolph MA (Rte 28 North off Rte 128/ a/k/a Interstate 95). Jubilee Dinner. Featured Guest Speaker: John Falci, Past Pres NYC CWRT, Actor, Historian). Topic: The making of Gods and Generals. Jubilee Chair: Paul Griffel, M.D. Ticket at $30 per person. Please call ticketmaster Joe Geden 781-344-5417 for tickets.

November 20, 2003 at 7:00 p.m. (Thursday), at Endicott Estate, 656 East St. Dedham MA (Exit 14 off Route 128.) Featured Speaker: Hon. William Young. Topic: The Amy Warwick and The Quaker City. Mini-bit Speaker: Jack Flynn. Topic: Guns of Gettysburg.

December 11, 2003 at 7:00 p.m. (Thursday), at Endicott Estate, 656 East St., Dedham, MA (Exit 14 off Route 128.) "Special Holiday Meeting" --- four mini-bit speakers.
Minibit: Brian Murphy. Topic: Civil War Christmas
Show and Tell #1 Dudley W. Letson III on Civil War Shotgun
Show and Tell #2 Paul Levesque on Rebirth of a Starr
Show and Tell #3 Bob Hall on What is it
A $5.00 value Holiday Civil War grab --- bring one, get one!
Special Holiday Desert Table --- we ask members to bring something special for the Holiday Desert Table.

January 15, 2004 at 7:00 p.m. (Thursday), at Endicott Estate, 656 East St., Dedham, MA (Exit 14 off Route 128.) Featured Speaker: Paul Griffel, MD. Topic: CW Medicine Part III (Surgery). Mini-bit Speaker: Joseph DiPoli. Topic: Henry Wilson CW Colonel and VP under Grant.

February 19, 2004 at 7:00 p.m. (Thursday), at Endicott Estate, 656 East St., Dedham, MA (Exit 14 off Route 128.) Featured Speaker: Jack Kelly. Topic: The Battle of Stones River. Mini-bit Speaker: Peter McDonough. Topic: The Gettysburg Institute.

March 18, 2004 at 7:00 p.m. (Thursday), at Endicott Estate, 656 East St., Dedham, MA (Exit 14 off Route 128.) Featured Speaker: Dr. John Crosby. Topic: Brother vs Brother. Mini-bit speaker: Charles Smallwood. Topic: Maine Regiments at Gettysburg.

April 15, 2004 at 7:00 p.m. (Thursday), at Endicott Estate. 656 East St., Dedham, MA (Exit 14 off Route 128.) Featured speaker: Joe Ciano. Topic: The dark night the South lost the War. Mini-bit speaker: Bob Hall. Topic: Civil War Comic Book.

May 20, 2004 at 7:00 p.m. (Thursday), at Endicott Estate. 656 East St., Dedham, MA (Exit 14 off Route 128.) Featured speaker: Calvin Wright. Topic: Benjamin Franklin Butler. Mini-bit speaker: Gordon Kwok. Topic: Ft. Sumter.

SPRING BATTLEFIELD TOUR Second Manassas and Civil War Washington, D.C.; Friday, April 30, 2004 through May 2, 2004; $285.00 per person; best value / competitive price; visiting the Brawner Farm, Stuart's Hill, the Unfinished Railroad, Sudley Church, the Deep Cut, and Chinn Ridge / Arlington House and Cemetery, tour and lunch at Fort Ward, Lincoln's summer cottage at Soldier's Home, Ford's Theater and Petersen House. Licensed Battlefield Guide, Craig Howell. Trip included Round trip bus transportation, 1st day box lunch, 3 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 2 dinners, 3 nights (double) lodgings and bus driver's tip. Tourmeisters: Barry Leonard, Marty Joyce and Bob Hearsey. Questions? Contact Bob Hearsey. 781-828-3183. Contact Marty Joyce for reservation.

June Picnic
PICNIC location: Heritage Plantation in Sandwich, MA. on 2ND SATURDAY IN JUNE. Feature speaker: Bob Mooney. Mini-bit: Joe Geden.

End of the year's program. Summer breaks. Next year's program will start at September 2004.


September 2004 to August 2005 scheduled program

September 2004 to August 2005

Book sales (proceed goes to Civil War Preservation Fund) started at 7:00 p.m. Meeting started at 7:30 p.m.

September 16, 2004 at 7:00 p.m. (Thursday), at Endicott Estate, 656 East Street, Dedham, MA (Exit 14 off Route 128.) Feature Speaker: Dr. Maury Klein (Univ. of R.I.) on "Days of Defiance, Sumter, Secession and Coming of the Civil War." Mini-bit: Rob Wilcox on 3rd Indiana Cavalry.

Special Fort Warren Field Trip: Saturday, Sep 18, 2004 (If it rained on Saturday, the field trip will be held on Sunday, Sep 19, 2004.), led by OC member Jack Zeletsky, who spent 16 years delving into Fort Warren's Civil War History. Harbour Express (617-376-8417) provides ferry service from Boston (Long Wharf Marriott Hotel on Atlantic Ave) and Quincy (Fore River Bridge) at about 9 a.m. to George's Island. Jack will meet tour members at the gazebo to the left of the information booth at 10:30 a.m. on George's Island.

October 21, 2004 at 6:30 p.m. (Thursday), Jubilee "10" Dinner. meeting at Christina's Restaurant, Foxboro MA. (Route #1 North- 1 mile north of Gillette Stadium.) Feature Guest Speaker: David Detzer, Prof. Emert., U. conn., author. Topic: "Donnybrook -lst Battle of Bull Run." 2004 REVERE AWARD to be given to Member Robert Mooney of Nantucket at the dinner. Jubilee Chair: Paul Griffel, M.D. Ticket at $27.50 per person. Meal Choices: 1. Chicken Marsala. 2. Baked Chicken Christina. 3. Baked Scrod. (You will pick one of the three when you order your tickets.) Please call banquet ticketmaster, Joe Geden 781-344-5417 for tickets. Cocktails Hour 6:00 p.m. Seated at 7:00 p.m. Dinner served at 7:30 p.m. Huge Raffle will take place - as usual -Exhibits / Artifact collections! Maybe a Roast or two!

November 18, 2004 at 7:00 p.m. (Thursday), at Endicott Estate, 656 East St. Dedham MA (Exit 14 off Route 128.) Feature Speaker: Michael B. Chesson on "The Civil War Journal of Henry Garidel." Mini-bit Speaker: Peter McDonough. Topic: The Battery.

December 9, 2004 at 7:00 p.m. (Thursday), at Endicott Estate, 656 East St., Dedham, MA (Exit 14 off Route 128.) "Special Holiday Meeting" --- four mini-bit speakers. Minibit: Brian Murphy. Topic: Civil War Christmas. Show and Tell #1: Dudley Letson on Collecting Relics. Show and Tell #2: Chuck Fazio on Swords. Show and Tell #3: TBA. A $5.00 value Holiday Civil War grab --- bring one, get one! Special Holiday Desert Table --- we ask members to bring something special for the Holiday Desert Table.

January 20, 2005 at 7:00 p.m. (Thursday), at Endicott Estate, 656 East St., Dedham, MA (Exit 14 off Route 128.) Feature Speaker: Michael Saks. Topic: TBA. Mini-bit Speaker: Jack Kelly. Topic: Guns at Gettysburg.

February 17, 2005 at 7:00 p.m. (Thursday), at Endicott Estate, 656 East St., Dedham, MA (Exit 14 off Route 128.) Feature Speaker: Tom Leary. Topic: All about hot air balloon in the Civil War. Mini-bit Speaker: Frank Russell. Topic: CW spies.

March 17, 2005 at 7:00 p.m. (Thursday), at Endicott Estate, 656 East St., Dedham, MA (Exit 14 off Route 128.) Feature Speaker: Mr. Balco. Topic: Irish Brigade. Mini-bit speaker: TBA. Topic: TBA.

April 21, 2005 at 7:00 p.m. (Thursday), at Endicott Estate. 656 East St., Dedham, MA (Exit 14 off Route 128.) Feature speaker: Robert Foster. Topic: Understanding the Civil War. Mini-bit speaker: Lois Davis. Topic: Ball's Bluff.

May 19, 2005 at 7:00 p.m. (Thursday), at Endicott Estate. 656 East St., Dedham, MA (Exit 14 off Route 128.) Feature speaker: Steve Mowles. Topic: TBA. Mini-bit speaker: Jack Zeletsky. Topic: Ft. Warren.

SPRING BATTLEFIELD TOUR Seven Days Battlefields and Richmond, VA; Friday, May 20, 2005 through May 23, 2005; about $295.00 per person; best value / competitive price. Seven Days Battlefields: Dabbs House (Lee's headquarters), Mechanicsville, Gaines Mill, Glendale/Frayser's Farm, Malvern Hill battlefields. Supper at historic St. John's Church hall. Richmond, VA: Harrison Landing/Berkeley Plantation, Tredegar NPS Museum/Visitor's Center, Belle Isle, Museum of the Confederacy, Confederate White House. Battlefield Guide: Robert Krick, retired NPS Historian. Trip included Round trip bus transportation, 1st day box lunch, 3 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 2 dinners, 3 nights (double) lodgings and bus driver's tip. Tourmeister: Bob Hearsey. Questions/reservation? Contact Bob Hearsey. 781-828-3183.

June Picnic----on the 2ND SATURDAY IN JUNE 11, 2005, Election/Picnic. Picnic location: Heritage Plantation in Sandwich, MA. Feature speaker: Bob Mooney. Mini-bit speaker: Jack Zeletsky. End of the year's program. Summer breaks. Next year's program will start at September 2005.


September 2005 to August 2006 scheduled program

September 2005 to August 2006

Book sales (proceed goes to Civil War Preservation Fund) started at 7:00 p.m. Meeting started at 7:30 p.m.

September 15, 2005 at 7:00 p.m. (Thursday), at Endicott Estate, 656 East Street, Dedham, MA (Exit 14 off Route 128.) Feature Speaker: John Wohtowicz on "The Civil War in 3D" (Fantastic Stereoptic CW Show). Mini-bit: Member Dr. Charles Smallwood on "Cemetary Hill"

October 20, 2005 at 6:30 p.m. (Thursday), Jubilee "11" Dinner. Meeting at Lantana Restaurant, Randolph MA. (Route #128, exit 28 South) Feature Guest Speaker: Hon. Frank J. Williams (RI Supreme Court Justice and well-known Lincoln Scholar).
Topic: Abraham Lincoln and Civil Liberties, then and now.
Jubilee Chair: Paul Griffel, M.D.
Jubilee Banquet Ticket price: $29.50
Banquet ticketmaster: Joe Geden 781-344-5417 for tickets. Cocktails Hour 6:00 p.m. Seated at 7:00 p.m. No tickets sold at door. Dinner served at 7:30 p.m. Huge Raffle will take place. As usual -- Exhibits / Artifact collections!

November 17, 2005 at 7:00 p.m. (Thursday), at Endicott Estate, 656 East St. Dedham MA (Exit 14 off Route 128.) Feature Speaker: Dick Swanson, President of Central Mass. CWRT, on "Crisis of 1863". Mini-bit: Peter McDonough on "Update on Seven Score and Four years ago".

December 8, 2005 at 7:00 p.m. (Thursday), at Endicott Estate, 656 East St., Dedham, MA (Exit 14 off Route 128.) "Special Holiday Meeting" --- Minibit: Brian Murphy on "Civil War Christmas". Show and Tell #1: Steven C. Adamson on "Autograph". Show and Tell #2: Chuck Fazio on "Swords". Speaker #3: Author Richard Miller on his book, 20th Mass. Regiment. A $10.00 value Holiday Civil War grab (must be CW related present)--- bring one, get one! Special Holiday Desert Table --- we ask members to bring something special for the Holiday Desert Table.

January 19, 2006 at 7:00 p.m. (Thursday), at Endicott Estate, 656 East St., Dedham, MA (Exit 14 off Route 128.) Feature Speaker: Laura Eisner on "Civil War Monuments of New England". Mini-bit: Rob Wilcox on "CSS Florida".

February 16, 2006 at 7:00 p.m. (Thursday), at Endicott Estate, 656 East St., Dedham, MA (Exit 14 off Route 128.) Feature Speaker: Steven C. Adamson on "Henry Clay Work". Mini-bit: Member Jack Kelley on "Sickles' blunders".

March 16, 2006 at 7:00 p.m. (Thursday), at Endicott Estate, 656 East St., Dedham, MA (Exit 14 off Route 128.) Feature Speaker: Member Charles Lawrence on "Habeus Corpus". Mini-bit : Member Chuck Fazio on "Civil War Swords".

April 20, 2006 at 7:00 p.m. (Thursday), at Endicott Estate. 656 East St., Dedham, MA (Exit 14 off Route 128.) Feature speaker: Member Bob Hall on "Private Dinsmore". Mini-bit : Jay Schmidt on "Executions at Ft. Warren".

May 18, 2006 at 7:00 p.m. (Thursday), at Endicott Estate. 656 East St., Dedham, MA (Exit 14 off Route 128.) Feature speaker: Perry Jamison, Historian USAF on "Massachusetts Regiments at Antietam." Mini-bit : member Jack McDonough on "Mary Edwards Walker (Medal of Honor winner)".

Annual Battlefield Tour: Friday, April 28 through May 1, 2006.
Gettysburg!
(Saturday): Devil Den & Slaughter Pen with Garry Adelman; Walk Pickett's Charge with Wayne Motts
(Sunday): Sickles' Abandoned Line with Wayne Wachsmuth; East Cavalry Field / Rummel Farm (private land) with Wayne Wacshmuth and Danial Hoffman; Culp's Hill with Jack Kelly
Surprise stop/tour (Monday).
Trip included Round trip bus transportation, 1st day box lunch, 3 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 3 dinners,
Lots of walking, both days.
3 nights (double) lodgings, bus driver's tip and entertainment.
Cost. (Double lodgings) $350 per person for 30 members or $300 per person for full bus. For single room request, add $120.
$50 deposit holds your seat. Refund if notified by March 15, 2006. Final payment due by March 25, 2006. No refunds after March 25, 2006, unless substantiated by medical reasons.
Tourmeister: Bob Hearsey. Questions/reservation? Contact Bob Hearsey. 781-828-3183.

June Picnic---- Site: Needham Historical Society, Central Ave., Needham, MA. Feature speaker: Rick Beyer on "Oddities of the Civil War". Book signing to follow. Mini-bit speaker: TBA. Member Bob Hall on Needham's only Civil War Officer. On the Saturday of the second week, 6/10/2006 at 12.00 noon.
Bring your own lunch and lawn chair.

End of the year's program. Summer breaks.

Next year's program will start on September 2006.


September 2006 to August 2007 scheduled program

September 2006 to August 2007

Book sales (proceed goes to Civil War Preservation Fund) started at 7:00 p.m. Meeting started at 7:30 p.m.

September 21, 2006 at 7:00 p.m. (Thursday), at Endicott Estate, 656 East Street, Dedham, MA (Exit 14 off Route 128.)
Featured Speaker: Rick Williams Sr. on "The Chicago Mercantile Battery & the 2nd Mass Light Artillery"
Mini-bit: Member Gordon Kwok on "The Revere brothers"

October 19, 2006 at 6:30 p.m. (Thursday), Jubilee "12" Dinner. Meeting at Lantana Restaurant, Randolph MA. (Route #128, exit 28 South)
Featured Guest Speaker, Author, Historian: Professor Thomas O'Connor
Topic: Civil War --- Boston
Jubilee Chair: Co-chair Gail Dugan and Co-chair Dana Zaiser
Jubilee Banquet Ticket price: $28.00 per person.
Banquet ticketmaster: call Bob Hearsey for tickets. 781-828-3183.
Cocktails Hour 6:00 p.m. Seated at 7:00 p.m. No tickets sold at door. Dinner served at 7:30 p.m. Huge Raffle will take place. Presentation of the Revere Award. Exhibits / Artifact collections!

November 16, 2006 at 7:00 p.m. (Thursday), at Endicott Estate, 656 East St. Dedham MA (Exit 14 off Route 128.)
Featured Speaker: Civil War Artist Jeff Fioravanti on "Painting the Soul of America".
Mini-bit: member Dana Zaiser on "Recent published articles on Civil War tokens".

December 14, 2006 at 7:00 p.m. (Thursday), at Endicott Estate, 656 East St., Dedham, MA (Exit 14 off Route 128.)
"Special Holiday Meeting" ---
Minibit: Brian Murphy on "A Civil War Christmas".
Show and Tell #1: Member Bob Hall, Galusha Pennypacker Portrait.
Show and Tell #2: David Downs on "Civil War Medical Surgical Instruments".
Speaker #3: TBA.
A $10.00 value Holiday Civil War grab (must be CW related present)--- bring one, get one! Special Holiday Refreshment Table.

January 18, 2007 at 7:00 p.m. (Thursday), at Endicott Estate, 656 East St., Dedham, MA (Exit 14 off Route 128.)
Featured Speaker: Paul E. Kenworthy on "Military Railroads of the Civil War".
Mini-bit: member Ed. Simonds on "Irregular War --- Mosby".

February 15, 2007 at 7:00 p.m. (Thursday), at Endicott Estate, 656 East St., Dedham, MA (Exit 14 off Route 128.)
Two featured speakers, and each speaks for 30 minutes.
Featured speaker: member Gordon Kwok on "Chinese in the Civil War".
Featured Speaker: member Steven C. Adamson on "Jews of the Confederacy".
Mini-bit : Michael Saks on "Swords"

March 15, 2007 at 7:00 p.m. (Thursday), at Endicott Estate, 656 East St., Dedham, MA (Exit 14 off Route 128.)
Featured Speaker: Michael E. Hager on "Germans in the Civil War".
Mini-bit : TBA.

April 19, 2007 at 7:00 p.m. (Thursday), at Endicott Estate. 656 East St., Dedham, MA (Exit 14 off Route 128.)
Featured speaker: Christopher Oakes on "Fighting for Home"
Mini-bit : Member Jack Cavanagh on "A.P. Hill at Sharpsburg"

May 17, 2007 at 7:00 p.m. (Thursday), at Endicott Estate. 656 East St., Dedham, MA (Exit 14 off Route 128.)
Featured speaker: Dave Lambert on "Researching Civil War Ancestors".
Mini-bit : John Fratolillo on "Sam Davis, Boy Hero of the Confederacy."

Tourmeister Bob Hearsey's Annual Battlefield Tour: Friday, April 27 through April 30, 2007.
Harpers Ferry / Antietam / South Mountain, with Dennis Frye as Tourguide.
Inexpensive Top Rated Civil War Tour.
$335 per person (if 40 members signed up) double occupancy basis.
$375 per person (if 30 members signed up) double occupancy basis.
$310 per person (if 50 members signed up) double occupancy basis.
Add $115 for single room.
Detail to be announced.
(Caveat: The Battlefield Tour is a break-even, non-profit, education project. Neither the Olde Colony Civil War Round Table, Inc., nor its officers, nor its Executive Board members, nor its Chairmen, nor its members, nor the Tourmeister Bob Hearsey, is responsible for any liability that may arise from the Battlefield Tour. The Tour is run by Bob Hearsey, and the Tour is not sponsored by Olde Colony Civil War Round Table and its Officers. Battlefield Tour members please take notice.)

June Picnic ---- Saturday, June 16, 2007 at noon.
Picnic Chair: Jack McDonough
Site: Ft. Revere in Hull
Featured speaker: John Galluzzo of the military history museum
Mini-bit: TBA.
Bring your own lunch.

End of the year's program. Summer breaks.

Next year's program will start on September 2007.


September 2007 to August 2008 scheduled program

September 2007 to August 2008

Book sales (proceed goes to Civil War Preservation Fund) started at 7:00 p.m. Meeting started at 7:30 p.m.

September 20, 2007 at 7:00 p.m. (Thursday), at Endicott Estate, 656 East Street, Dedham, MA (Exit 14 off Route 128.)
Featured Speaker: Richard Griffen on "Private Perkins"
Mini-bit: Member Brian Murphy TBA

October 4, 2007, cocktail at 6:00 p.m. (Thursday), Jubilee Dinner. Meeting at Lantana Restaurant, 43, Scanlon Drive, Randolph MA. (Route #128, exit 28 South)
Featured Guest Speaker, Historian and Award-winning Author, Dr. Richard J. Sommers, Assistant Director for Patron Services at the U.S. Army Military History Institute at Carlisle Barracks, Pennsylvannia, past President and program Chair of the Harrisburg Civil War Round Table, and current Executive Board of that Round Table.
Topic: "Grant’s Generalship at Petersburg"
Jubilee Chair: Co-chair Dana Zaiser and Co-chair Gail Dugan
Jubilee Banquet Ticket price: $35.00 per person.
Banquet ticketmaster: call Dana Zaiser for tickets. 1-508-286-0060. Request must be received by 9/25/2007.
No tickets sold at door. Cocktails Hour 6:00 p.m. Seated at 7:00 p.m. Dinner served at 7:30 p.m.
Huge Raffle will take place (proceed goes to CW Preservation).
Presentation of the Revere Award: two prominent recipients.
Exhibits / Artifact collections! And many more!

November 15, 2007 at 7:00 p.m. (Thursday), at Endicott Estate, 656 East St. Dedham MA (Exit 14 off Route 128.)
Featured Speaker: Member Charles Lawrence on "Battle of Baton Rouge"
Mini-bit: Member Jack Flynn on "The Draft of 1862"

December 13, 2007 at 7:00 p.m. (Thursday), at Endicott Estate, 656 East St., Dedham, MA (Exit 14 off Route 128.)
"Special Holiday Meeting" ---
Minibit: Member Brian Murphy on "A Civil War Christmas".
Show and Tell #1: David Downs on "Civil War Medical Surgical Instruments"
Minibit #2: TBA
Minibit #3: TBA
Minibit #4: TBA
Minibit #5: TBA
A voluntary $10.00 value Holiday Civil War gift grab (must be CW related)--- bring one, get one!
Special Holiday Refreshment Table.

January 17, 2008 at 7:00 p.m. (Thursday), at Endicott Estate, 656 East St., Dedham, MA (Exit 14 off Route 128.)
Featured Speaker: Member Dr. Paul Griffel, M.D. on "Medicine during the Civil War"
Mini-bit: Member Margaret Sullivan TBA

February 21, 2008 at 7:00 p.m. (Thursday), at Endicott Estate, 656 East St., Dedham, MA (Exit 14 off Route 128.)
Two featured speakers, and each speaks for 30 minutes.
Featured speaker: Member Gordon Kwok on "Glorietta Pass"
Mini-bit: Member Steven C. Adamson on "Judah Benjamin & Raphael Moses"

March 20, 2008 at 7:00 p.m. (Thursday), at Endicott Estate, 656 East St., Dedham, MA (Exit 14 off Route 128.)
Featured Speaker: Member Joseph Conley on "The Conspirators---Capture, Trial and Execution"
Mini-bit: TBA

April 17, 2008 at 7:00 p.m. (Thursday), at Endicott Estate. 656 East St., Dedham, MA (Exit 14 off Route 128.)
Featured speaker: Jim Jordan on "Knocking on the Gates of Hell"
Mini-bit: TBA

May 15, 2008 at 7:00 p.m. (Thursday), at Endicott Estate. 656 East St., Dedham, MA (Exit 14 off Route 128.)
Featured speaker: Mr. David Allen Lambert of the New England Historic Genealogical Society on "New England Ancestors".
original speaker Debby Applegate on "The Most Famous Man in America---The Biography of Henry Ward Beecher" will be prosponed. She is going to received an honorary degree from Westfield State College on the same evening, May 15, 2008. She will be speaking to us some day at a future meeting.
Mini-bit: TBA

June Picnic ---- June 7, 2008, Saturday at noon.
Picnic Chair: Jack McDonough
Site: Fort Tabor Park, New Bedford, MA.
Direction: Take Route 24 south to route 140 to route 195 East towards Cape Cod. Look for downtown exit (15 East) also route 18. Stay on route 18 until the end. Go through the last set of lights and keep going straight on West Rodney French Blvd. Pass a beach on your right. Continue on the road to Fort Tabor Park.
Featured speaker: TBA
Mini-bit: TBA.
Bring your own lunch and lawn chair.

End of the year's program. Summer breaks.

Next year's program will start on September 2008.
 
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September 2008 to August 2009 scheduled program

September 2008 to August 2009
 
Book sales (proceed goes to Civil War Preservation Fund) started at 7:00 p.m. Meeting started at 7:30 p.m.
 
September 18, 2008 at 7:00 p.m. (Thursday), at Endicott Estate, 656 East Street, Dedham, MA (Exit 14 off Route 128.)
Featured Speaker: Lester Rolston on "Lost Soul: Confederate Soldier in New England".
Mini-bit: Member Jack Flynn on "The Draft of 1862".
October 16, 2008, cocktail at 6:00 p.m. (Thursday), Jubilee Dinner. Meeting at Lombardo's Restaurant, Scanlon Drive, Randolph MA. (Route #128, exit 28 South)
Featured Guest Speaker, Historian and Author, Professor Michael Chesson, Ph.D.
Topic: "Was Abraham Lincoln a Christian?"
Jubilee Chair: Co-chair Dana Zaiser and Co-chair Gail Dugan
Jubilee Banquet Ticket price: $35.00 per person.
Banquet ticketmaster: call Dana Zaiser for tickets. 1-508-286-0060. Request must be received by 9/30/2008.
No tickets would be sold at door. Cocktails Hour 6:00 p.m. Seated at 7:00 p.m. Dinner served at 7:30 p.m.
Huge Raffle will take place (proceed goes to CW Preservation).
Presentation of the Revere Award
Exhibits / Artifact collections! And many more!
November 20, 2008 at 7:00 p.m. (Thursday), at Endicott Estate, 656 East St. Dedham MA (Exit 14 off Route 128.)
Featured Speaker: Peter Siebert on "The Hunley"
Mini-bit: Member Frank Miller on "A Conversation at Ft. Monroe"
December 11, 2008 at 7:00 p.m. (Thursday), at Endicott Estate, 656 East St., Dedham, MA (Exit 14 off Route 128.)
"Special Holiday Meeting" ---
Minibit #1: Member Brian Murphy on "A Civil War Christmas".
Minibit #2: Show and Tell: David Downs on "Civil War Medical Surgical Instruments"
Minibit #3: TBA
Minibit #4: TBA
A voluntary $10.00 value Holiday Civil War gift grab (must be CW related)--- bring one, get one!
Special Holiday Refreshment Table.
January 15, 2009 at 7:00 p.m. (Thursday), at Endicott Estate, 656 East St., Dedham, MA (Exit 14 off Route 128.)
Featured Speaker: Member Ed. Simonds on "There will be a Quiz"
Mini-bit: Member Rich Campagna on "Bixby Letter"
February 19, 2009 at 7:00 p.m. (Thursday), at Endicott Estate, 656 East St., Dedham, MA (Exit 14 off Route 128.)
Featured speaker: D. Reid Ross, author and historian from Durango, Colorado, on "Lincoln's veteran Volunteers"
Mini-bit: Member Dana Zaiser on "Civil War token update"
March 19, 2009 at 7:00 p.m. (Thursday), at Endicott Estate, 656 East St., Dedham, MA (Exit 14 off Route 128.)
Featured Speaker: Debby Applegate on "The most Famous Man in America"
Mini-bit: Brian Murphy on "Sgt. Peter Hunt, NYPD"
April 16, 2009 at 7:00 p.m. (Thursday), at Endicott Estate. 656 East St., Dedham, MA (Exit 14 off Route 128.)
Featured speaker: Franklin (Frank) H. Miller (OC member) on "Five Brothers in Blue" -------
The story of the five Miller brothers from Hingham, Mass. that served in the Civil War 1861 – 1865, ---------
Great Grandfather George Miller, and Great Grand Uncles Frank H., William C., Henry F., and Joseph S.
Mini-bit: Steve Adamson on "Raphael Moses"
May 21, 2009 at 7:00 p.m. (Thursday), at Endicott Estate. 656 East St., Dedham, MA (Exit 14 off Route 128.)
Featured speaker: Member Steve Adamson on "Lincoln's comments"
Mini-bit: Member Charles Lawrence on "Historical Anecdotes"
June Picnic ---- Saturday June 13, 2009 ----- Election 12 noon approx.
Picnic Chair: Jack Zeletsky
Site: Ft. Warren, George's Island, Boston harbor, Massachusetts
Ferries leaving 10 am and 11 am from Boston (left of Long Wharf Marriot).
RT Tickets $15 adults --- (purchase 30 minutes before departure)
Talk and tour led by Jack Zeletsky.
Bring your own lunch and lawn chair
Election of Olde Colony CWRT Officers (2009 to 2011 term)
 
End of the year's program. Summer breaks.
Next year's program will start on September 2009.

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