Date: Saturday, September 22nd, 2018
Puritan Restaurant – Pappas Room (Adjacent to Puritan Ice Cream Shop)
245 Hooksett Rd / Rt 28 – Manchester, N.H.
8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
$70.00 Members – $90.00 Non-Members
Includes: Continental Breakfast Buffet & Buffet Luncheon
8:00 A.M. Registration – Buffet Breakfast; Book Sales & Book Signing;
Mix & Mingle
8:30 A.M. Welcome – President, Muriel Normand
Annual Meeting and Election of Officers and Directors for the 2018/19 year. Brief reports, election, and a look at plans for next year.
9:30 A.M. Robert B. Perrault – Before Peyton Place: In Search of the Real Grace Metalious
10:30 A.M. Stretch Break
10:45 A.M. Jean Pierre Gendreau-Hétu-Swiss origins proven by DNA: the case of Pierre Miville (ca 1602-1669)
11:45 P.M. Buffet Lunch – Salad, Sandwiches, Puritan’s famous ‘chicken fingers’, and juice, soda, water
12:30 P.M. David Vermette – Who Were the Immigrants from Quebec and Why Did They Come to the U.S. Textile Towns? A Fresh Approach to Old Questions
1:30 P.M. Stretch Break
1:45 P.M. Jean Pierre Gendreau-Hétu – From Pierre Vincent Mailloux to Peter V. Mayhew (1753-1848): a Canadien discovered among the Revolutionary War soldiers from New Hampshire
2:45 P.M. Questions
Sunday, September 23th, 2018 – Regular Sunday library hours; open 1-4pm.