Reunion 2022 Schedule! Join us for Our 125th Anniversary Year!

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Here’s the schedule for our reunion weekend, Sept. 9 to 11, 2022:

Friday

9 a.m. to Noon: Check in at the “Nick House,” 1107 Orleans Road, North Chatham

2 p.m.: Choice of tours: Tour the Atwood Museum, 347 Stage Harbor Road. The Nickerson North Beach Camp will be open. OR take a 90-minute “Chatham Walks” tour led by Cape Cod Chronicle editor Tim Wood. Tour begins at the Chatham Community Center, 702 Main St., Chatham.

5 to 7 p.m.: Welcome Wine Party with scrumptious hors d’oeuvres provided by Marion’s Pie Shop, Chatham and a cash bar under a tent on the NFA Campus. This is a perfect time to greet old friends and meet new ones!

Saturday

9 a.m.: Check in continues at the historic 1836 South Harwich Meeting House, 270 Chatham Road, Harwich. Continental breakfast of fruit and pastries provided by the Chatham Filling Station restaurant will be served with coffee and tea. The Meeting House is handicapped-accessible with a ramp and an elevator.

10 a.m.: Annual meeting followed by speaker Duncan Oliver on “Nickersons in the Revolutionary War.” Following this, we will place red carnations on the Nickerson graves in the adjacent cemetery.

Noon: A group photo followed by a box lunch provided by the Dennis Public Market. The afternoon is free time to explore Harwich, Chatham and the local area.

5 p.m.: Social hour followed by a delicious dinner catered at the South Harwich Meeting House by Marion’s Pie Shop, Chatham, with a choice of three entrees. Cash wine and beer bar. President Robert Nickerson will speak on the authentic reconstruction of the c. 1695 barn the NFA has just acquired.

Sunday

10 a.m.: “Nickerson Sunday church service at the First Congregational Church of Chatham, 650 Main St., Chatham. The church was founded by William Nickerson in his home in the late 17th century.

Noon: Cookout at the NFA campus, courtesy of Bakeside Bakes, Chatham. Archaeologist Craig Chartier will share his findings from recent tests on materials from the c. 1664 homestead site. A tour through the newly-interpreted site will follow. The Caleb Nickerson Homestead will be open for tours, as will the Gifts for Nicks shop with Nickerson genealogy books, the reproduction silver sixpence and much more. On Monday we will be available for genealogical questions.

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