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|About||The Annisquam Sewing Circle was begun in 1837 and is thought to be the oldest, continuous independent, society of women on Cape Ann. The Society's purpose as stated in its Preamble, was "for the performance of acts of benevolence."|
|Mission||For the furtherance of Friendship and Congeniality and the performance of acts of Benevolence|
The Annisquam Sewing Circle was begun in 1837 as the Annisquam Female Benevolent Society. It is thought to be the oldest continuous independent society of women on Cape Ann.
The Society's purpose as stated in its Preamble, was "for the performance of acts of benevolence." Through the years, the Society, and now the Circle, has contributed generously to community programs and to individuals. The Scholarship Fund, to assist young people in the Village continue their education, was established in 1974.
Membership is by invitation only and includes Active, Associate, and Honorary members.
|Products||Handcrafted items, cookbook," A Circle of Recipes", delicious, gourmet foods, handsome Christmas greens in many shapes and sizes including boxwood tree, wreaths, mantle swags and made-to-order pieces.|