New England Society in the News
The New England Society's archives include press coverage from its early years in the nineteenth century to the present. A selection of recent press as well as older articles are posted below. For more information regarding the New England Society archives or to schedule an appointment, email a request to firstname.lastname@example.org.
For each article, select from online and PDF versions.
Television segment featuring the New England Society, WIBI - TV5, September 2009. View the online broadcast.
Older Articles & Press
For each article, click on the title for a PDF.
A New England Institution, Gary Shapiro, The New York Sun, November 2005.
Article about the Society's 200th anniversary.
Rededication to Celebrate 100th Anniversary of Central Park's Pilgrim Statue, June 1985.
Press Release issued by City of New York Parks & Recreation.
New England Society in the City of New York 1805-1957, Horace McK. Hatch, April 1957.
History of the Society's first 152 years. Note: this book was recently updated and revised, and is available for purchase in the NES Shop.
The New England Society in the City of New York, Winthrop Packard, New England Magazine, January 1908.
Article about the early history of the Society.
Forefathers' Day: The Landing of the Pilgrims Commemorated, The New York Times, December 23, 1885.
Press coverage of the 70th Annual NES Dinner held on December 22, 1885 at Delmonico's.
- Beginnings of the New England Society of New York, Woolsey Rogers Hopkins, Magazine of American History, January 1884. An overview of the founding and early history of the Society.
The New England Society's First Annual Dinner, The Weekly Visitor, or Ladies' Miscellany, December 28, 1805.
Press coverage of the first NES Dinner held on December 21, 1805 at the City Hotel on Broadway to commemorate the 185th anniversary of the Pilgrims' landing at Plymouth Rock.
Documents are added to this section on a regular basis, so please check back.