From whence we came

Robert-Charles-Anderson_June-2014_1Author and genealogist Robert Charles Anderson to speak at CVU, April 12, 6-8 p.m.

As the director for the last 30 years of the Great Migration Study Project at the New England Historic Genealogical Society, Robert Charles Anderson has been studying migration from old England to New England in the 1620s and 1630s, from the arrival of the Mayflower to the outbreak of the English Civil War. As the author of The Great Migration Directory: Immigrants to New England, 1620–1640, A Concise Compendium, the focus of his talk will be the motivations for migration, the migration process itself and the early development of New England towns and churches. Anderson, visiting from Boston, will be introduced by his sister, CVU teacher Chris O’Donnell.

“We are honored to have Robert share his deep love of New England and its people,” says Charlotter Eddie Krasnow, Access co-director. “All proceeds will go directly to supporting our efforts to bring the best learning opportunities to Vermonters of all towns and all ages here on the high school campus.”

Email or call 482-7194 to reserve spots. Fee is $20, seniors $15.