2018 Fall Conference

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.

-Download Brochure and Order Form here-