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June 2019

Lunch and Learn: Powder Mill Pond

June 20 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Bass Hall: Monadnock Center for History and Culture, 19 Grove St
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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Vintage view of Powder Mill Pond with Crotched Mountain

Explore the history of a Powder Mill Pond at our June Lunch & Learn program. Powder Mill Pond is a section of the Contoocook River bordered by the Hancock, Greenfield, and Bennington. We will trace the history of this place from  the days of the gunpowder mills that gave the area its name to its role in  early hydro-electric generation to today’s wildlife management and recreation area. Lunch & Learn programs feature a delicious lunch followed by an illustrated talk.…

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