Mattapoisett Woman's Club meets October 19

Oct 09, 2017

Mattapoisett — The Mattapoisett Woman's Club will meet on Thursday, October 19 in Reynald Hall at the Mattapoisett Congregational Church, located at 27 Church Street. The meeting will begin with an 11 a.m. social hour to meet the group's members, followed by a brief meeting, lunch and a lecture by a guest speaker.

The meeting's guest lecturer is Peggi Medeiros, a research historian from New Bedford. The topic of the lecture is "Daniel Ricketson and Brooklawn Park" Medeiros will discuss his life, wives and children. Ricketson grew up in a prominent New Bedford Quaker family and was a lawyer, philanthropist, poet, author, benefactor, and abolitionist. He built an estate that he called Brooklawn which is now the site of Brooklawn Park.

New members are welcome. For more information, contact Christine Voss at 508-758-3348.

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