Register for 9/11 Annual Meeting Here

Join us for the NFA’s Virtual Annual Meeting on Sat., Sept. 11 at 11 a.m. After a brief business meeting, we will hear from NFA President Robert Nickerson on the possible acquisition of William’s son William’s c. 1700 barn, and from the Hon. Gary Nickerson on finding the silver sixpence at the excavation of William …

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Nickerson Cookout Postponed

After much consideration, the Board of the Nickerson Family Association, Inc. has postponed the family cookout scheduled for Sept. 12, 2021, due to the challenges of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. We hope to reschedule the event for next spring. This was not an easy decision, but we are certain it is the right one.We are …

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The 2019 Dig in 35 Artifacts

In this video from May 2021, archaeologist Craig Chartier brings us up to date on the final season of the excavation of William and Anne’s c.1664 homestead and explains the next steps.

Register for Talk on Nickerson Dig May 27

Archaeologist Craig Chartier will give a free Zoom talk on the several seasons of the excavation of William and Anne’s c. 1664 homestead behind the NFA campus on Thurs., May 27 at 7 p.m. He will offer updates and insights into the 2016-2019 dig which has revealed William and Anne Nickerson’s homestead and its outbuildings …

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Reunion Postponed to September 2022

The Board of Directors of the Nickerson Family Association has voted to postpone our annual Togethering event until September of 2022 due to a concern for our members’ health during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. We are already planning an especially fun reunion on Sept. 9 through 12, 2022 when we can all be together again!

Reproduction of Silver Sixpence Found at Dig Now Available

            By D. Scott Nickerson, Past President, NFA  The Nickerson Family Association has traditionally understood that our Orleans Road property in North Chatham is at or very near to the actual homesite of our forefather ancestor William Nickerson, an immigrant arriving in the Massachusetts colony in 1637 from Norwich England. William Smith’s century old History of …

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