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Finnish Researcher – Kristi Salmi-Niklander

 

IMG_4843 (2)Deanie Hancock French showed Kristi our wonderful exhibits and art of the Finnish at the Cape Ann Museum .

Kristi is in the US performing research on the Finnish, she visited Rockport and the Cape Ann Museum. See Video below:IMG_4837

Finnish 001David Cox and I are also in the process of publishing our own research which we will be shared with Kristi on the Finnish People in Gloucester. Frank Cox, David’s father wrote several papers for the WPA (Work Project Administration) in 1938.

 

Meet Sarah Palin’s Parents, They Love Gloucester Video

Sarah “Sally” Heath
Charles “Chuck” Heath

I met Charles “Chuck” and Sarah “Sally” Heath, parents of Sarah Palin,  at the Safari Club International Convention in Reno Nevada and another couple they were traveling with.  They were a delight to talk to, and of course they all love Gloucester Massachusetts.

Enjoy Video 

The Renewal of Newell Stadium Fund Raiser

Mayor Kirk recognizes Dick Wilson co-president of the Gloucester Fishermen’s Athletic Association and his wife Barbra for all the work they are doing, and in addition a birthday celebration and a 50th year wedding anniversary.  Congratulation Dick and Barbara.

Click on photo below and view a slide_show of all the supporters that came to “The Renewal of Newell,” at Crusieport last night.

Giuseppe’s Ristorante and Piano Bar – Fine Tuning for Opening

Fine Tuning the Restaurant and the Piano.

 

Scheduled opening this Wednesday June 23rd.

Updated to Friday June 25th… we are all looking forward to the Big Day.

(Joe is optimistic, but Memory wants everything perfect, stop by and check it out anyway.)

 Joe and Memory have done a fantastic job, and I looking forward to sitting at the piano, of course on the other side of the keys.

 You many even see some of Memory’s art hanging on the walls.

Smooth Ride on Gloucester’s Backshore

Men at Work.

The ride along the back-shore  is smoother, because of the hard work, on a foggy, and a Canadian smoke-filled day.

Click on  video and watch the process.

Tarr and Wonson Copper Paint Factory – Restoration Begins

Mayor Carolyn Kirk  and Iain Kerr , break ground (Scraping Paint) on the Tarr and Wonson Copper Paint Factory the Future Home of Ocean Alliance. 

Ceremony was held June 1, 2010 on site.  

Click on  Video and get a photo tour of the inside of the Historical Factory.

Gloucester Early 1900′s Post Cards

Post Cards of Gloucester in early 1900′s from a friend’s Private Collection.  The collection is a treasure of over 600 post cards ranging from 1905 – 1960′s.  I am capturing them electronically (scanning) to preserve the images.

I selected a few that you might enjoy.

Captains Courageous Festival a Full day of Activities

Captains Courageous Festival presented by seARTS March 6th.  A full day of activities from 9:00 AM through 9:30 PM.   Reading by a cast of many at Cape Ann Museum, Sawyer Free Library, Gloucester Maritime Heritage Center, and Cape Ann Art Haven. 

Link to  Play slideshow

Cape Ann Community Cinema presented the Three Sheets to the Wind,  The Cape Ann sea Shanty Singers & Musicians  and Captains Courageous (1937 film) with Spencer Tracy & Lionel Barrymore.

Videos of the Readings and the Cape Ann Shanty Singers.

Sorry for the long posting, but I will be on holiday for the next two weeks.

Check out seARTS  http://www.searts.org/events.htm

 

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