2022: Our 125th Anniversary is on June 19!

Please join us in celebrating the Nickerson Family Association’s 125thanniversary (1897-2022)! In April 1897 William Emery Nickerson (WEN) of Boston mailed a circular inviting “the Nickerson clan” to a first-ever reunion on June 19. Response was enthusiastic and about 500 Nickersons descended on Chatham for the event. In sending out his circular, WEN had several …

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Visit Us on Chatham History Weekend: Sat., June 18

The NFA Grounds will be open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. to celebrate our 125th Anniversary! The Caleb Nickerson Homestead will be open for self-guided tours from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday Talks:, 11a.m. Robert Nickerson on the flaking and restoration of the c. 1695 barn; Noon Gary Nickerson on the excavation of William and Anne’s c. 1664 …

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NFA Receives $300,000 CPA Grant

The NFA is grateful to voters in the Town of Chatham who approved the NFA’s $300,000 Community Preservation Act grant application in May. The grant will be used to restore the c. 1695 barn believed to have been built by William Nickerson’s son William. The barn will be restored using traditional techniques on the NFA …

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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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Nickerson Virtual Annual Meeting Sat., Sept. 11 at 11 a.m.

Our annual meeting for NFA members will be held virtually on Sat., Sept. 11 at 11 a.m. After a brief business meeting, Board President Robert E. Nickerson will speak on the possible acquisition of William’s son William’s c. 1700 barn. The Hon. Gary Nickerson will share his experiences on the archaeological excavation of William and …

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