Annual Meeting Program 2012

The annual meeting of the Piscataqua Pioneers was held on Saturday, July 28, 2012 at the Regatta Banquet and Conference Center, 28 Levesque Drive, Eliot, Maine.

J D Robinson photoThe speaker was J. Dennis Robinson, a full time popular professional local history writer who is owner and editor of, one of New England’s most popular regional Web portals. A teacher, columnist, lecturer and video producer, he has published over a thousand articles about Maine and New Hampshire history and culture.Speaker Image

He has written many books, the latest being America’s Privateer – LYNX and the War of 1812. He is currently working on another book, Under the Isles of Shoals, a story of the excavation of an ancient Indian village approximately as old as 800 – 1200 AD on Smuttynose Island, one of the Isles of Shoals. He discussed this excavation with us and showed us slides. He lives in Portsmouth with his wife Maryellen.