Anne Hutchinson Memorial, Founders’ Brook Park, Portsmouth, RI (weather permitting— no rain day). An annual gathering to honor Anne Marbury Hutchinson (1591– 1643), cofounder of Pocasset (Portsmouth), RI, in 1638. Wife, mother of 16, midwife, religious leader, she was a caretaker of and spiritual leader to women in Puritan Boston. Anne Hutchinson helped shape the tradition of free speech and religious tolerance that has become so important to modern Americans. Annually, on a Sunday before or after Anne Hutchinson’s baptismal anniversary, July 20, 1591.
Today is Sunday, 19 July 2015, and here is what’s available in terms of Daily Blogging Prompts and other related events in the genealogy blogosphere:
Genealogy Items of Note
- Today: Anne Hutchison Memorial Day, Samuel Colt’s Birthday, First Triple Play in Baseball – Anniversary, First Female Vice Presidential Candidate nominated – Anniversary, Art Linkletter’s Birthday – Anniversary, National Ice Cream Day, and Women’s Rights Convention at Seneca Falls.