Award-Winning Video to be Shown at Whittier Meeting

Birthplace of John Greenleaf Whittier, Haverhill.

Thomas Gradzewicz presents his video, “The Abolitionist Poet: John Greenleaf Whittier,” during the 131st summer meeting of the Haverhill Whittier Club Sunday, June 12.

The documentary recently earned Gradzewicz and his wife, Fran, of Methuen, a second place award from Northeast Region of the Alliance for Community Media. It features interviews with well-known teacher-curator at the Whittier Birthplace, Augustine “Gus” Reusch and former Amesbury Whittier Home Museum President Cynthia Costello.

The presentation, open to the public, takes place Sunday, June 12, 2 p.m., at Whittier Birthplace, 305 Whittier Road, Haverhill. Refreshments will be served.

For more information, email Whittier Club President Margaret Toomey at [email protected] or call (978) 373-3979.