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    We are hiring!

    We are hiring!

    11/13/19- Update- We are pleased to welcome Laura as our new administrative assistant! The Monadnock Center is looking for an enthusiastic administrative assistant to join our team! If you know your way around Excel, Word, and the internet and have a friendly, can-do attitude, this could be the job for you! The Administrative Assistant is […]

    By October 22, 2019 Read More →
    Monadnock Art Tour Preview Exhibition

    Monadnock Art Tour Preview Exhibition

    The Monadnock Center is pleased to host the Monadnock Art Tour 2019 Preview Exhibition in Bass Hall. Now in its 24th year, the Monadnock Art Tour is one of New England’s premier art tours featuring over 70 artists who open their studios on Columbus Day weekend. The exhibition brings examples of the remarkable range and variety of work […]

    By September 14, 2019 Read More →
    Z is for Zephyr Lake

    Z is for Zephyr Lake

    Z is for Zephyr Lake- Zephyr Lake in Greenfield was originally called Cragin Pond for Daniel Cragin who built Frye’s Measure Mill. In the 20th century two boys from the Varnum family found a dugout canoe filled with rocks on the bottom of the lake. They brought it to the surface but it disintegrated once […]

    By June 11, 2019 Read More →
    Y is for Yankee Siege

    Y is for Yankee Siege

    Y is for Yankee Siege- For several years in the early 2000s, an autumn trip to the Yankee Siege in Greenfield was a highlight of the season. The Yankee Siege was a replica medieval trebuchet. Trebuchets are siege warfare machines that use a swinging arm to hurl stones or other missiles. The Yankee Siege’s missile […]

    By June 10, 2019 Read More →
    X is for Xylanthrax

    X is for Xylanthrax

    X is for Xylanthrax- We bet you thought we couldn’t come up with something for X but we did! Xylanthrax is charcoal. In the days before coal was readily available, charcoal was used by blacksmiths to heat iron for crafting tools, hardware, and horseshoes. The Monadnock Region had abundant wood resources and some farmers took […]

    By June 9, 2019 Read More →

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