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The Ames Society Convention

October 7th and 8th, 2016 in Brockton (Boston), Massachusetts

Meet your Ames/Eames cousins, share stories of your kin,
visit nearby areas like Boston, Plymouth, or maybe even
a relative’s home town of long ago.

Come a few days early and take advantage of visiting the New England Historial Society or the Massachusetts Archives for your Genealogy hunting. From the hotel, we can take a short train ride into Boston.


gravestone for Rebecca Blake Ames

Other interesting sights include:

  • Stone Hill College in Easton, Massachusetts [Our hotel is conveniently located near Stone Hill College]
  • Fenway Park
  • Easton Children's Museum
  • Make plans to visit Boston as well. Boston South Station is a convenient stop for folks who want to do research at NEHGS via the rail and then the T
  • Some of us may wish to drive up to Boxford, Massachusetts, a distance of 49 miles (one hour drive) to visit the town where Robert Ames lived and see the gravestone of his wife Rebecca Blake Ames (1641-1721)

Accommodations and Meeting Place

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Country Inn and Suites By Carlson, Brockton, MA (near Boston)

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50 Christy's Drive, Brockton MA 02301
Reservations: (508) 559-0099
Mention Ames Society for a special rate of
$90.00 plus tax per night.

Getting there from Boston: For those who wish not to rent a car upon arrival Boston Logan Airport, you can get a taxi to the hotel.

Country Inn and Suites Brockton hotel provides ideal lodging, choice location, excellent amenities and convenient services. Located 20 miles south of Boston and Logan International Airport, the hotel is convenient to Hwy 24, I-93, I-95 and Boston T-Line. This hotel in Brockton is also less than a mile from Brockton shopping.

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Rooms: Our spacious rooms feature cozy decor and comfortable beds, complimentary high-speed wireless Internet, cable TV, hair dryer and iron/ironing board.

country inn pool



Pool and Business Center: Guests at the Country Inn and Suites Brockton hotel are sure to appreciate all the services we offer. After a day of Boston meetings or Brockton events, relax at our Brockton hotel with pool or enjoy a soak in our whirlpool. Our well-equipped Fitness Center is great for guests trying to stay fit, and our Brockton Business Center helps you stay connected. Be sure to grab a book from our Read it & Return lending library as well.


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Dining: The Country Inn and Suites offers a free Breakfast Buffet. Guests will be pleased by their great morning options. The free breakfast includes pastries, eggs, biscuits and gravy, cereals, fresh fruit and more. For lunch and dinner, the hotel is near Brockton restaurants which are very ideal. The hardest part of your Brockton dining experience will be deciding which excellent restaurant to choose! The very best is Legel Foods, a must.




Email your interest in attending to the President of the Ames Society
so we can put you on a special mailing list to notify you of new developments of this event.

If you have any question, please contact:  Bruce Baker [President@AmesSociety.org or bbaker00@hotmail.com]


Updated 1 March 2016