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    Abenaki Trails

    Abenaki Trails

    Learn about the long and enduring presence of Abenaki people in the Contoocook River Valley in the Monadnock Center for History and Culture’s new exhibition, Abenaki Trails. Curated by the Hopkinton Historical Society, Abenaki Trails is a traveling exhibition that will be on view through August 12, 2023. The exhibition examines Abenaki language, the role […]

    By June 30, 2023 Read More →
    Pastel Society of NH Member Exhibition

    Pastel Society of NH Member Exhibition

    The Monadnock Center is pleased to host the Pastel Society of NH for their 18th Annual Member Show. The exhibition in Bass Hall features more than 50 recent works by pastel artists from across New Hampshire. Join us on opening day, June 3, for a reception, awards, and a paint around the gallery. The Pastel […]

    By May 12, 2023 Read More →
    Anxious to Get Home- March 6, 1920 Storm Paralyzed the Monadnock Region

    Anxious to Get Home- March 6, 1920 Storm Paralyzed the Monadnock Region

    After the false spring in February, last weekend’s snowstorm reminded us that winter is not over yet! But it was nothing compared to the great storm of March 6, 1920 that paralyzed the region for days. The winter of 1919-1920 was very cold with heavy snow. The Monadnock Region was looking forward to mild days […]

    By March 7, 2023 Read More →
    The Mercantile at the Monadnock Center

    The Mercantile at the Monadnock Center

    We can’t wait to welcome you to our new gift shop, The Mercantile! The Mercantile features books and gifts that are all local- from local history titles and works by area authors to artisan goods from the region’s makers. The merchandise is curated to celebrate the Monadnock Region’s rich history and culture in keeping with […]

    By December 3, 2022 Read More →
    Marlborough Pudding for Thanksgiving

    Marlborough Pudding for Thanksgiving

    Thanksgiving was THE holiday in the 1830s and Marlborough Pudding was THE perfect end to the feast. Several people have asked for the recipe after sampling Marlborough Pudding at last Saturday’s Hearth Cooking day or having seen the recipe prepared in our Holidays in the Mill House video. Marlborough Pudding is actually a custard pie […]

    By November 20, 2022 Read More →

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