FREEDOM HISTORICAL SOCIETY’S ANNUAL MEETING & SPEAKER PROGRAM
Members and friends of the Freedom Historical Society are invited to attend its Annual Meeting on Wednesday October 20th starting at 6:30pm via ZOOM. It is free and open to the members and the public.
After a brief business meeting reviewing 2021 programs, accomplishments, and finances, there will be an election of officers and directors for 2022. The evening will then continue with a special presentation by Co-President Roberta MacCarthy and Director Anne Gaudette on the new calendar of “Remarkable People of Freedom’s Past”.
Here is the list of 2022 "remarkable people" who helped to shape Freedom and make it the special place it is today:
Moses, Benjamin, and Samuel Harmon on Scarboro Road; Mary Marston Ferren, a school teamer, mother, farmer, retail merchant, and dress and hat maker; Alonzo Fowler , the original owner of Margie Allard’s house – the home of the Freedom Historical Society; Frank Wood, supporter of the Freedom Library and Freedom Club of Boston; Charles Towle, called “Mr. Freedom”; Ralph Foster, owner of the Freedom Village Store for 30 years; John and Lillian Godfrey, community leaders of Freedom; Henry Lamb, engineer, outdoorsman, and advocate for the new elementary, George Colby Weeks stockbroker and lifetime Freedom resident; Barney T. Jones, civic leader, Freedom School Bus driver, and manager of the Freedom Village Store; Carroll Chase, who shared his love of fishing, and organized the Freedom Fishing Derby; and Alice Macy Miller, an accomplished artist that lived in Freedom Village and Berry Bay. Attendees are encouraged to bring memories and stories about the “Freedomites" featured in the new calendar.
Please join FHS for this important meeting and presentation via ZOOM at 6:30pm on October 20, 2021.
Register in advance by signing in at www.freedomhistoricalsociety.org and follow the instructions. For additional information, please email: