Saturday July 16, 2:00 PM Fort Devens Museum, 94 Jackson Road, Devens, MA
Meredith Marcinkewicz, Curator at the Shirley Historical Society Museum, will present an illustrated lecture about the area known as Nonacoicus.
From 1798-1871, the town of Shirley owned land east of the Nashua River that later became part of the newly formed town of Ayer. Learn about the geography, the early settlers, the roads, the mills, and the development of the Nonacoicus area that includes acres of property at Devens.
The Fort Devens Museum is located on the 3rd floor of 94 Jackson Road, Devens, MA. The program is free and open to the public. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.