Karen Blandford-Andrson and friends discuss the contributions of the late Harriett Chase Newell to Derry. This talk given by popular demand after Kare mentioned the local historian in her recent Heroic Derry Women program.
From the entry on Harriett Chase Newell by Dorothy Goldman at Find-a-Grave:
Harriet was a historian and she authored eight books including her series "Houses of Derry". She was the 1966 Derry Citizen of the year.
She was a member of the Molly Reid Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR)and served twice as Regent of the chapter 1911-1913 and 1970-1971,