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The Monadnock Center will re-open to the public on July 8! Read about our re-opening plan here.


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    94th Annual Independence Day Ceremony

    94th Annual Independence Day Ceremony

    Every year since 1926, the Monadnock Center has marked the nation’s birth with a Reading of the Declaration of Independence and flag raising ceremony. We hope you enjoy this virtual ceremony featuring Bonnie and Baxter Harris reading the Declaration of Independence and photos from July 4th and other patriotic celebrations in the past. Happy Fourth […]

    By July 4, 2020 Read More →
    We are re-opening July 8!

    We are re-opening July 8!

    The Monadnock Center is re-opening on July 8! The center’s regular open hours are Wed-Sat, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Our re-opening plan During these uncertain times, we will operate in new ways to protect the health and safety of our guests, volunteers, and staff. Our re-opening plan is based on requirements and best practices […]

    By July 3, 2020 Read More →
    Lydia’s Sampler

    Lydia’s Sampler

    June 14, 1837 Daughter Lydia has completed her sampler. She has spent many hours during these last six months working on her piece. It certainly kept her busy sitting by the fire or by candlelight during the long winter months. When I was growing up, my mother taught my sisters and me how to embroider […]

    By June 16, 2020 Read More →
    June E-News- What Comes Next?

    June E-News- What Comes Next?

    What Comes Next? The pandemic has taken a terrible toll in lives lost, illness, and economic hardship. All of us are wondering what comes next? Since closing to the public in March, the Monadnock Center’s leadership has been working on our plans for what comes next. FinancesThe Monadnock Center is an event-driven organization. All of […]

    By June 5, 2020 Read More →
    Samuel Prescott’s Garden

    Samuel Prescott’s Garden

    Each year, Samuel Prescott plants a dooryard garden at his mill house. This year, Samuel is keeping a garden journal and will share what is happening in the garden over the season. While fictional, Samuel’s journal is based on historic gardening techniques and plantings. In this first journal entry, he shares his methods for preparing […]

    By June 2, 2020 Read More →

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