Summer 2020 Lizards in the Hayloft

Presented by Lizards in the Hayloft

Where: Barrett House (79 Main Street, New Ipswich)

When: 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 16, 2020

Meeting Agenda

  • Review of August minutes
  • Treasurer’s Report
  • President’s Report
  • Nomination of Officers
  • Other business
  • Election of Officers
  • Musical Program: Lizards in the Hayloft*
    *Lizards in the Hayloft, which varies in composition from time to time,
    plays a variety of old-time music, including some Finnish tunes.
    Lizards in the Hayloft
  • Christine Anderson—fiddle
  • Cedwyn Morgan—banjo, mandolin & vocals
  • John Poltrack—guitar & vocals
  • John Rosenfelder—bass
    Current Society Project: Excerpts from James Roger’s Diary
  • 16th April 1912: Thunder and rain during night; fair till 3 p.m.
    and thunderstorm with a little rain. David (Roger’s son) went to
    Greenville for paints, etc. Hudson buried this afternoon. I helped
    young Chandler to empty the water out the grave and put in box.
    Papers full today of the account of the terrible disaster to the
    Titanic which struck an iceberg off Newfoundland and sank four
    hours after with 1500 on board. Only saved 625 women & children.
  • 17th April 1912: Fine day but cloudy and variable winds. Eclipse
    of sun this morning from 5:20 to 6:40…No definite news of the
    wreck of Titanic until the Carpathia comes into New York
    tomorrow. Home Rule Bill passed first reading in House of
    Commons yesterday by nearly 100 majority. Got letter from Alice
    today. Saw 2 red-headed birds today.

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