1837The Female Benevolent Society was formed in Annisquam.People and Communities, Local Organizations, Women's History

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Written history of the Annisquam Female Benevolent Society, 1974. "Annisquam Female Benevolent Society." Manuscript. May 1974. Digital Commonwealth, https://ark.digitalcommonwealth.org/ark:/50959/3r077d35c

Eunice Fellows gathered 42 women together in her home in either February or March of 1837 for the purpose of supporting charitable organizations. By 1839, the group formally organized itself under a constitution and by-laws.

“Annisquam Female Benevolent Society.” https://www.digitalcommonwealth.org/search/commonwealth:3r077d35c.
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