The Swift River Diary – Sneak Peek into the Autumn 2017 Issue


Programs and Events  in  2017

The Society is lucky to have volunteers Marty Howe and Jon Melick guiding bus trips and hikes into the Quabbin throughout the spring, summer and fall. This year they enjoyed mostly beautiful weather for the six popular history oriented trips. Thanks to Marty and Jon for their able team work to bring our story to outdoor visitors. We also participated in the Memorial Day Observance at Quabbin Park Cemetery and New Salem Old Home Day.  In July, photographer Dale Monette presented his program about “Quabbin Then and Now,” using historical photographs to juxtapose the now-gone houses and human built landscapes to his photos of the modern landscape of Quabbin. And of course, July is when we have the Dana Vespers and celebration of Mrs. Clary’s Birthday. This year was no exception. In August, Tom Ricardi brought his raptors for a well-attended “Birds of Prey” program.  

Tom Ricardi – SRVHS Photograph Collection

Watch your mail in the coming days for the complete issue!!