Celebration on Fri., Sept. 13 at 2 p.m. marks end of 2019 Nickerson dig

Please join us this Friday at 2 p.m. for refreshments and a brief archaeological talk at the campus of the Nickerson Family Association, 1107 Orleans Road, North Chatham. Archaeologist Craig Chartier will offer updates and insights into the second and final season of the Nickerson dig which has revealed William and Anne Nickerson’s c. 1664 homestead and …

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Town approves $48,000 grant for Nickerson dig

We are so pleased to announce that the voters in the Town of Chatham last week approved our $48,000 grant for the 2019 season of the excavation of William and Anne Nickerson’s c. 1664 homestead. Digging resumes July 29!

William N. Walker Publishes Two Spy Novels

We have noted before that the Nickersons are a prolific group, and it turns out we did not know just how prolific.  In the past three years, William N. Walker of Yarmouth has published two acclaimed political intrigue novels: Danzig and A Spy in Vienna. Walker is currently writing his third novel again featuring Paul …

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Nickerson the Screech Owl

Nickerson, an Eastern Screech Owl, became a Wild Care Animal Ambassador a couple of years ago.  When Nicker­son’s nesting tree was cut down in Nickerson State Park, Nickerson suffered an injury.  She and her siblings were reunited at Wild Care; while Nickerson’s siblings were released Nickerson, being blind in one eye, could not be released …

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NFA Past President Dies

The NFA was saddened to learn about the passing of Past President Irvin “Nick” Nickerson on March 14. Nick led the NFA’s successful efforts to find and finance a home for the NFA during his term as President in 1992-1997. Our sympathy goes to Nick’s wife Priscilla of Dover, N.H. https://www.kentandpelczarfh.com/obituary/irvin-nickerson

Annual NFA Reunion Sept. 6 to 9, 2019 in Yarmouth

This year’s Nickerson Family Association, Inc. reunion will be held in the beautiful Cape Cod town of Yarmouth, rich with Nickerson family history. Information will be mailed to members in June. We have planned many fun events for the weekend including a tour of the artist Edward Gorey’s home, Elephant House, and an interpreted visit …

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Beehive Oven Event Jan. 27

Are you passionate about Colonial cooking and Colonial history? Would you like to learn how food is baked in a traditional beehive oven? Join us on Sun., Jan. 27 from noon to 3 p.m. as our open hearth cook bakes her great-grandmother’s favorite recipes in the working beehive oven at the c. 1829 Caleb Nickerson …

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Mittens, Mittens Everywhere!

Our first-ever Caleb Nickerson Homestead Mitten Tree was a smashing success! We collected a total of 43 pairs of mittens and a phenomenal 39 hats– many of them in matching sets with the mittens. Of those, 22 pairs of mittens were knitted by visitors to the Caleb Homestead’s holiday party on Dec. 1, and 21 …

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