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Revolutionary War Roots on

By Maureen Taylor on Tuesday, July 25th, 2017 in Last Muster. No Comments

About 6 in 10 of us have a family member who lived during that period of American history while only 1 in 40 have ancestors that participated in the war.  Finding the documentation for those war-time ancestors is easier than you might think.   Take a look at the military records page for the Revolutionary […]

Looking for the Revolutionary War Generation In Your Family Photos

By Maureen Taylor on Thursday, April 6th, 2017 in The Last Muster. No Comments

For more than a dozen years I’ve been on a quest to find all known photographs of the individuals who witnessed the American Revolution first-hand.  There are two volumes of photographs in print and a third in the works of people who lived during the Revolutionary War period and into the age of photography after […]

Connecticut Ancestry Society

By Carol Murchie on Sunday, May 15th, 2016 in . No Comments

Maureen will be presenting at the May meeting of the Connecticut Ancestry Society which will be held at the Fairfield Museum and History Center.  Stay tuned for more details; at this time she plans to give her talk about The Last Muster Project.

National Genealogical Society Family History Conference, 2016

By on Wednesday, May 4th, 2016 in . No Comments

Maureen will be, once again, appearing at the Family History Conference held by the National Genealogical Society.  This year the site will be Fort Lauderdale in mid-spring.  Maureen’s planned topics to present are: W127 – “Buns, Beards, Bodices, and Bustles: Clues to Understanding Who Your Ancestors Really Were”, Wednesday, 04 May 2016, at 11:00 a.m. […]

Daughters of the American Revolution, Washington D.C.

By on Saturday, October 17th, 2015 in . No Comments

Just imagine!  Maureen giving her talk on The Last Muster, featuring many photographed faces that were eye witnesses to the nation’s birth, at the epicenter of our National History.  From the DAR’s website, they proclaim “The Last Muster, Vol. I & II”: A remarkable work of documentary history, The Last Muster is a collection of rare […]

Fort Adams Park, Newport Rhode Island

By on Thursday, July 9th, 2015 in . No Comments

Maureen will be giving a talk at Fort Adams State Park on her project, “The Last Muster : Images of the Revolutionary War Generation” at 3pm in one of the oldest coastal fortresses in the Eastern U.S.  This event corresponds with the visit of the full-scale tall ship, Hermione, which brought the Marquis de Lafayette from France […]

Spartanburg County Public Library, South Carolina, November 15, 2014

By on Friday, November 14th, 2014 in . No Comments

Join Maureen at the main library of the Spartanburg County Public Library on Friday, November 14th and Saturday, November 15th On Friday afternoon, Maureen will be available at the library from 3-5pm to do private photo consultations to help you with your photo mysteries.  If you would like to book a consult, check out the […]

Medford Historical Society

By on Sunday, September 14th, 2014 in . No Comments

Come and hear Maureen speak at the Medford Historical Society about her fascinating project, discovering photographs of persons who were present at the birth of the United States in a talk entitled The Last Muster.   For information from the Society’s website, go to the Society’s Event page on their website

Concord Museum Last Muster lecture

By on Thursday, August 21st, 2014 in . No Comments

Join Maureen for a lecture on the photographic collection used in her books, The Last Muster, and enjoy a gallery talk at the Concord Museum.

Concord Museum Gallery Talk

By on Tuesday, July 8th, 2014 in . No Comments

“The Last Muster” Gallery Talk Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 2PM Learn more about the Concord Museum’s extensive and significant collection through our new 20 minute gallery talks; included free with Museum admission. On July 8, explore The Last Muster: Images of the Revolutionary War Generation with Museum Educator Sara Lundberg. Maureen herself will be giving a talk on […]

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