Annual Meeting and Dinner
History of Breakheart Reservation
Hilltop Steakhouse, Route 1 South, Saugus
Thursday, November 15th, 6:30 to 9:00 p.m.
Howlett's Mill along the Saugus River, circa 1895.
Photo courtesy of Judith Loubris McCarthy.
Members of the public are invited to attend the Saugus River Watershed Council's annual meeting and dinner on Thursday, November 15th at the Hilltop Steakhouse on Route 1 in Saugus.
Keynote Presentation: History of Breakheart Reservation
This year's event will feature a keynote presentation by local authors Alison Simcox and SRWC Vice President Doug Heath about the history of Breakheart Reservation in Saugus. Together they will present images from private collections and public archives, tracing Breakheart's history from its natural origins through colonial settlement and use as a private resort to a public park of extraordinary beauty.
Alison and Doug's presentation will provide an exclusive sneak preview of their new book "Breakheart Reservation", which will be published in January 2013 as part of Acadia Publishing's Images of America series.
The Council will also present its River Stewardship Awards, highlight 2012 accomplishments, and elect officers and board members for 2013.
$25 admission includes a delicious buffet dinner by the Hilltop Steakhouse featuring sirloin tips, baked scrod, chicken parmigiana, roasted potatoes, seasonal vegetables, tossed salad, fruit, rolls, chocolate fudge cake, coffee and tea. Cash bar available. This event is open to the public. Reservations required.
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