Sue Moulton, Grand Dame of Hiram, receives 2021 Hubert W. Clemons Award for Outstanding Service
The 2021 recipient of the Hiram Historical Society's Hubert W. Clemons Award for Outstanding Service to the Town of Hiram is the Grand Dame of Hiram. She has quietly participated in many Hiram organizations over many years - volunteering at the Congregational Church, cooking for suppers at the Mt. Cutler Grange, long before they closed. She is a gifted knitter and seamstress and has donated many hand-made items for their sales, asa she does for Soldiers Memorial Library, and has done for the Hiram Historical Society. You can see the apron she made for her mother out of a grain sack, upstairs in Great Ossipee Museum - grain sacks, in case you didn't know, weren't just for flour, and the their designs are beautiful and surprising. For generations she has been the gracious hostess of Wadsworth Hall, which she has opening to the public in the Sacopee Valley Adult Eductaion program on many other occasions. Significantly, she is the protector of the bedroom of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow at Wadsworth Hall when he visited his beloved grandfather, Brigadier General Peleg Wadsworth, a founder of this town. We are most pleased to present the 2021 Hubert W. Clemons Award to Susan Douglas Moulton.