|The 52nd Annual Meeting of the Tappantown Historical Society
Friday, November 3, 2017
DeWint Carriage House
52nd Annual Meeting
The Tappantown Historical Society invites you to the Society’s 52nd Annual Meeting on Friday,
November 3, 2017, at 7:30 pm in the DeWint Carriage House. There will a brief business meeting,
which includes the President’s Annual Report, the Treasurer’s Report, and the election officers and
Program — 8pm
The Tappan: A People and a Place
In this lecture/slide show, Mi'kmaq/Celtic author and award winning historian Evan Pritchard will
discuss the Tappan as a river people of the Algonquin nations who thrived here for centuries, and
also explore Tappan as a place name with a multi-cultural variety of meanings. He will unveil a newly-
published map of Rockland County entitled "Here Before Us," revealing many Algonquin settlements,
trails and waterways throughout the county, including their original names in the Lenape language.
There will be a brief Q and A, followed by book signing.
Please come and enjoy yourselves. Guests are welcome.
As always, there will be tasty food and drink compliments of THS.