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WCHS Local History Book Club
Washington County Historical Society ’ s newly formed local history book club will meet at noon on December 10 at the society headquarters , Wing-Northup House , 167 Broadway , Fort Edward , NY . New members are welcome . Historical society membership is not a requirement . Meetings will be on the second Friday of each month .
December ’ s discussion will focus on The Northern Inland Passage , An Interpretive Guide to the Champlain Canal Region . The book is available for purchase at the society ’ s book shop . Bring your own lunch . Beverage and cookies will be provided . Future topic selections will include books about the larger Adirondack area , as well as some works by local authors .
For additional information , email Connie Harris Farrington at connieandlee @ roadrunner . com
Live Music at the Manchester Eagles Club
The Homer Odyssey Band returns to the Eagles on December 10 , starting at 7pm . Their special blend of classic rock , country and blues has been enjoyed by thousands . So put aside that Holiday “ to do list ” and give yourself a treat . This event is open to the public . There is a $ 10 donation at the door .
The Eagles are located on Rte . 11 / 30 across from Bob ’ s Diner ; address is 2282 Depot St . Manchester Center .
Jamestown Lecture Two : Tobacco , Strife , and Quest Supremacy
Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning ( GMALL ) welcomes Dr . John Delano for the second talk of this three-part series on the history of the Jamestown colony . The talk will take place on December 9 from 5:30 to 7pm via Zoom video conference . Jamestown was largely an investor-driven enterprise by the London Company that sought profitable enterprises in the New World . Despite the appalling conditions and absence of valuable minerals , immigration to Jamestown was encouraged by the London Company ( until the loss of its charter in 1624 ) through strong public relations campaigns that extolled financial rewards and religious virtues . The English believed that the success of Jamestown depended on being worthy in God ’ s eyes of persevering against the Devil ’ s efforts ( e . g ., attacks by the Powhatan Indians ). The concept of ‘ res nullius ’ adopted by the English was a precursor to the 19th century policy of Manifest Destiny . Registration is $ 18 in advance . For more information or to register , please call our office at 802-867-0111 or visit : greenmtnacademy . org
Help RCHS Exceed Our $ 20,000 Challenge
Rutland County Humane Society ( RCHS ) has a fabulous opportunity to end 2021 with a bang ! Two very generous supporters have offered to donate $ 20,000 to RCHS if the community will match it by December 31 , 2021 . What a great opportunity to help the homeless animals in Rutland County ! Every dollar helps ! If you would like to donate , check out our website at rchsvt . org , or you can send a check to RCHS at 765 Stevens Road , Pittsford , VT 05763 and note “ Year End Matching Challenge ” in the memo line . For any questions , please contact Beth at shelterbeth @ rchsvt . org or 802-483-9171 . Thank you for being part of this wonderful opportunity to help the animals !
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