Nickerson Lecture Series Returns to Brewster Ladies’ Library in October

Nickerson State Park

BREWSTER – The Frances M. Nickerson Lecture Series returns to the Brewster Ladies’ Library in October for its 2017 season.

The series is held in memory and honor of Mrs. Nickerson, a long-time Brewster resident and library benefactor.

The 2017 season kicks off October 5 at 7 p.m. with “The Heritage of Nickerson State Park & Cape Cod’s First Family.”

Park Interpreter Todd Kelly will discuss the history of the park and the Nickerson family.

The series continues October 10 at 2 p.m. as former teacher and author Dana Eldridge talks about how today’s Cape Cod is built upon the stories of its past and how World War II impacted the region.

On October 12, Author Sally Gunning, State Representative Sarah Peake and NPR’s Mindy Todd discuss the book, “The Girls of Atomic City: The Untold Story of the Women who Helped Win World War II.” The panel discussion starts at 7 p.m.

The final lecture features the author of “The Girls of Atomic City,” Denise Kiernan on October 14 at the Brewster Baptist Church at 7 p.m. Kiernan will discuss the contributions made by the unsung heroes of World War II.

Registration is required for the Kiernan lecture. For more information on the series and to register visit

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