COME AND VISIT US IN MASSACHUSETTS

PROGRAM SCHEDULE and EVENTS for 2017 with

The Civil War Round Table of Greater Boston d/b/a The Civil War Round Tables of Massachusetts

All regularly scheduled Programs (except where noted) will begin at 7:00 p.m. (Please NOTE NEW START Time) on the fourth Friday of each month from September through June, and be held generally at The Waltham Community Room (downstairs) at The Waltham Clarke Government Center Building at 119 School St. corner of Lexington St. with parking and entrance in the rear in Waltham. The CWRT of Greater Boston also meets at various times at other locations, such as The GAR Hall in Lynn at 58 Andrews St. for their combined Novenmber-December meetings, so please check the schedule and your newsletter carefully.

All meetings are subject to change, so please read your THE RECALL carefully, or call Dave Smith at the above telephone, or in inclement weather, listen to WBZ or WHDH or WEEI. In any doubts, please do not travel on bad road conditions. Or EMAIL DAVE at: cwrtmass@comcast.net

Greater Boston does not usually have a November or December 4th Friday meeting due to Thanksgiving and XMAS, but traditionally holds a joint XMAS Party meeting at The Lynn G.A.R. Hall at 58 Andrews St. Lynn, Ma. 01902, which since 1992 has been a joint cooperative meeting with the CWRT of The Northshore/Lynn.........................The CWRT of Greater Boston REALLY does give new meaning to the phrase "Greater Boston" as we have PAID members in Washington (1), Tennessee (2), Virginia (2), North Carolina (1), Maryland (2), Florida (1), California (2), and all six (6) New England States.

NOTE CHANGES to EMail Addressess, Websites, and Programming effective January 29, 2016

THE CIVIL WAR SESQUICENTENNIAL IS HERE!!!

It is suggested that for any program that you do before our members and to be accurate with what is shown in our website under THE RECALL JOURNAL link, that along with any handouts that you bring, that you also email our webmaster Bob Hanlon at bob_hanlon@hotmail.com a short version of what you will be saying in your program.


December 9, 2016 Annual Joint XMAS Meeting with Lander CWRT at Landers GAR Hall 59 Andrews St. Lynn.
     CWT of GB Hosts. Michael Schroeder(author of 2 books) will speak on "Female Spies In The Blue & Gray"

January 27, 2017 Al Smith on Abraham Lincoln
February 24, 2017 History of baseball / Civil War vintange baseball
March 24, 2017 Bob Hanlon on Reconstruction
April 28, 2017 Frank Kiley on The 20th Georgia Regiment
 May 17th - 21st 5 days in May Trip tracing John Wilkes Booth Escape Route
May 26, 2017 TBD
June 24, 2017 Annual Picnic Meeting at 1:00 PM in Tyler Park in Lexington
September 22, 2017 Joe Keefe on "July 4, 1863, The Confederacy's reaction to the duel loses at Gettysburg and Vicksburg"
October 27, 2017 Kate Larson on TBD
December 8, 2017 Annual Joint meeting with General Lander Roundtable
    hosting  at Lynn GAR Hall , speaker TBD



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CIVIL WAR ROUND TABLE of CENTRAL MASSACHUSETTS (CWRT, Inc.) NEW Meeting Place (PLEASE NOTE) is at the Holden Senior Center 1130 Main St. in Holden, Ma. 01520.... and meets on the Fourth Wednesday of each month at 7:00 p.m. except for November at The Worcester Historical Museum on 30 Elm St. Worcester.....www.centralmassroundtable.org Officers: Ted Brown President and Peter Ivanka Vice President

 

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General Lander Civil War Round Table, 58 Andrews St. GAR Hall Lynn, Ma. 01901 Attn: Dexter Bishop, President 387 Old Boston Rd. Topsfield, Ma. 01983 Tel: (978) 887-2264 EMail: genord9@comcast.net Meetings are held on the second Friday of each month at 7:30 p.m. at The Lynn GAR Hall on 58 Andtrews St. Lynn or contact Bob Mathis at EMail: mlynngar@aol.com

 

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CIVIL WAR ROUND TABLE of the CAPE COD ...PLEASE NOTE NEW MEETING TIME, DATE and LOCATION Attn: Ron Keech, President at P.O. Box 723 40 Seaview Ave. Chatham, Ma. 02673 and Tel: 508-945-9511 or Email: Fred Wexler at wexfm@earthlink.net or John Myers Programming at Tel: (580) -896-6421 ... Meets 3rd Mondays of each month at 1:00 p.m. at the Yarmouth Senior Citizen Center at 528 Forest Drive in Yarmouth (Ex. 8 off of Rte 6)

 

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THE GREATER NEW BEDFORD CIVIL WAR ROUND TABLE 791 Purchase St. New Bedford 02744 at 7:00 p.m.........Bob MacFarlane is an At Large Member reporting from Arizona at revbobmac@aol.com...Joe Langlois is President at j2langs@earthlink.net & Bruce Baggarly is V.P. with Marc Olson as Treasurer at marcolson@comcast.net and Barbara Breen as Secretary www.newbedfordcwrt.org

 

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CIVIL WAR ROUND TABLE of NORTH WORCESTER COUNTY/LEOMINSTER.. Leominster Public Library, 30 West St. Leominster, Ma. 01453 meets every second Tuesday of each month at 7:00 p.m....For Information contact Steven Kenney at 978-534-0711 or Email: at nwccwrt@comcast.net or Website www.nwccwrt.org

 

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CIVIL WAR ROUND TABLE of THE MERRIMACK P.O. Box 421 West Newbury, Ma. 01985 meets the second Wednesday of each month at 7:30 p.m. East Parish United Methodist Church 8 Lafayette Rd. (Rte. 1) Salisbury, Ma. 01952. Programming Contact: Liz Gardell at cwrtm1861@gmail.com or their website www.cwrtmerrimack.org

 

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OLDE COLONY CIVIL WAR ROUND TABLE Meetings are generally held on 3rd Thursdays at 7:00 p.m at The Endicott Estate 656 East St. Dedham, Ma. 02026 with Mini-Bit Speakers ...go to www.occwrt.org or Contact President Joe Dipoli at Email: jdipoli@aol.com

 

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EAST BRIDGEWATER CIVVIL WAR ROUND TABLE Meetings are held on the Second Tuuesday of each month from 7-9 p.m. at the East Bridgewater Public Library 32 Union St. (Route 18), East Bridgewater Ma 02333. They select the topics for each meetimng at the end of the previous meeting For information and details contact Dale Julius at dalejulius91@gmail.com or 508-378-2706....No regular Speaking presentations are scheduled with the group setting agendas on a monthly basis.

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South Shore Civil War Circle

Wednesday, February 18th, 7PM, Milton Public Library
Topic: Secession Crisis after the election of 1860 through the Battle of Fort Sumter!

A friendly greeting and reminder to let you know that the next meeting of our South Shore Civil War Circle will be this Wednesday, January 18, 2017 at 7PM at the Milton Public Library! Our topic will be the Secession Crisis after the election of 1860 through the Battle of Fort Sumter! This interesting period between November of 1860 through April 1861 marked the beginning of the Confederacy and the movement toward war. Please do the research that makes sense for you - and even if you just want to attend without participating - that is okay! Please join us on Wednesday, January 18, at 7PM at the Milton Public Library. Please bring a history loving friend!!

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OTHER---THE 54th MASS GLORY BRIGADE FOUNDATION Co. "A"...President Joe Zellner at joe.zellner@comcast.net or 54thmass@verizon.net or see website mass54thcompany-a.com....1295 River St. Suite D 2nd floor Hyde Park 02136 tel: 617-333-9970 or Fax 617-333-9954.....For podcasts of every great moment in American history THE SONS OF UNION VETERANS (MASSACHUSETTS)...Dept. of Mass. SUV of the Civil War PO Box 11 Winchester, Ma. 01890-0011 or EMAIL civilwarmemorials@verizom.net or Website www.suvmass.org