June 2017 Newsletter


A message from the DFA Board

Hello Cousins,             

Plans for the 2017 reunion have been progressing well.  Friday morning there will be a Litchfield Green Tour.  In the afternoon there will be a Milton Village Walking Tour and Law School Tour.  The Friday evening events will take place at the Black Rock Tavern in Thomaston, CT.  Entre choices are listed below on the reservation form.            

The Saturday events will be at St. Thomas of Villanova Church, Goshen, CT.  We are excited to welcome a speaker, who will tell us about the 19th century Minaturist Painter “Anson Dickinson and his family”.

The schedule for the reunion events appears below.  Enclosed with this newsletter is a reservation card.

Friday, June 23
10am-11am     Litchfield Green Tour (begins at Litchfield Historical Society) – 7 South St. This tour is $ 7.00 per person.
1pm-2:30pm    Milton Village Walking Tour (begins at Trinity Episcopal Church) – 536 Milton Rd. This tour is free. Directions are below.
3:30-4:30pm    Litchfield Law School (Tapping Reeve House) Tour – 82 South St. This tour is $ 7.00 per person.
11am-5pm       Display Table @ Litchfield Historical Society. This will include miniatures by painter “Anson Dickinson”
5:30pm            Open Informal Board Meeting (Black Rock Tavern in Thomaston, CT)
6:30pm            Social Hour
7:30pm            Annual Reunion Dinner

Saturday, June 24
9:00am                        Gathering of cousins: registration, exhibits, sales & refreshments
11:00am          Dickinson Families of Litchfield and Goshen Discussion
11:30pm          Lunch
12:30pm          Counting of the cousins, prizes, group photo1pm                 Annual meeting
1:30pm            Main Speaker, Topic: 19th century Miniaturist Painter “Anson Dickinson”
2:15pm            Q&A Session, Follow-Up Discussion, and Concluding Ceremony ending by
3:30 pm 

Ken Dickinson,  Vice President 

Please return your reservation card as soon as possible. 

Although reservations are not required for the tours on Friday, June 23rd, please email Ken Dickinson at kmd12@comcast.net if you are planning to attend. This will help with the planning. There will also be a sign-up sheet for the 1pm and 3:30pm tours. Sign-up sheet will be in LHS Lobby (Front Desk). Museum itself opens at 11am. 10am tour meets in LHS lobby. 
 A MESSAGE FROM OUR GENEALOGIST Please send your births, marriages and death announcements to Dickinson Genealogist Rebecca Passa at rlpassa99@gmail.com or 17 Pine St, Easthampton, MA 01207. 
 MISSING COUSINS Diana Roberts Anderson, Hulett, NY; Heidi BabosLillian Campbell, South Hadley, MA; Helen Condict CaseMarion Hubbard Cook, Webster, NY; Ruth Crespi, West Hartford, CT; Lynne CresutelloShirley Daniels, Roseville, CA; Michael Dickinson, Bradenton, FL; George S. Dickinson, Fairfield CT; Kristen Dickinson, Red Wing, MN; Philip C. Dickinson, Roseville, MI; Barbara Dickinson, Roswell, NM; Betty DickinsonBrad DickinsonThomas S. DickinsonBetsy and Roy Dickinson, Clinton, CT; Philip B and Mary M Dickinson, Granville, MA; Paul Oliver Dickinson, Jr.,Vernon, FL; John A. Estes, Ocala, FL; Margaret Ann Dickinson Gaetani, Kennebunk, ME; Chuck and Linda Dickinson Gardner, Monument, CO; Mary Jane Dickinson GrahamMeredith GrayLillian Gudzunas, East Windsor CT; Tom GuettlerMarjorie Waite Hassel, Osprey, FL; George Hawksley, Bridgeport, CT; Elsie S. Hayden, Westfield, MA; Barbara Dickinson Hilton, Lumberton, NC; Cheyenne Huffor, Whittinsville, MA; Debbi Jackson, Dunnellon, FL; Sue Shepard Jaques, Skillman, NJ; Sharon Kaples, Utica, NY; Harold James Kempffer, Apple Valley, MN; William Lundin, North Canton, OH; Frank A. Mallalieu, Oro Valley, AZ; Elwin E. Mauer, Evergreen CO; Joyce Murdock, Peoria, AZ; Kathy Dickinson Nollsch, Hayward, CA; Lora L. Pallatto, San Mateo, CA; Autumn RaderKate Sanders, Old Saybrook, CT; Robie SpectorLee Steventon, Menlo Park, CA; Kim Dickinson Testa, Altamont, NY; Joyce Howe Wagner, Simsbury, CT If you have a mailing and/or email address for any of these cousins please send to Beth Landolina at BethL0719@sbcglobal.net. Thank you! 
 ADDRESS & E-MAIL ADDRESS CHANGES REQUESTED Please send your address and e-mail address changes to our membership clerk, Beth Landolina, at BethL0719@sbcglobal.net
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