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Los Sugar Kings in Bass Hall
By November 13, 2015 Read More →

Los Sugar Kings in Bass Hall

People could not stay in their seats. A phenomenal show by Los Sugar Kings – thanks boys, for bringing it to the Monadnock Center!

Orland Eaton: Passionate Preserver of Hancock’s History
By October 29, 2015 Read More →

Orland Eaton: Passionate Preserver of Hancock’s History

On Sunday, October 25,  the Hancock Historical Society  formally dedicated their newly-restored upstairs ballroom in honor of Orland Eaton,  one of the Society’s founding members and its first president. The occasion also provided an opportunity for attendees to view other recently completed renovations.  At this event, Hancock resident and Historical Society board member Roberta Nylander presented […]

Dance Exhibit on Display at the State Library
By October 15, 2015 Read More →

Dance Exhibit on Display at the State Library

On Wednesday, October 14, there was an opening reception for the exhibit “Gents Bow- Ladies Know How”: Traditional Dance in the Monadnock Region, 1750-2015, at the NH State Library in Concord. This exhibit, a collaboration between the Monadnock Folklore Society and the Monadnock Center for History and Culture, was on display here at the Monadnock […]

Our Towns in the Monadnock Region
By October 11, 2015 Read More →

Our Towns in the Monadnock Region

I once knew a woman who lived in Hancock. Not in the village, but on Rt. 137 south of town. For some reason she never felt comfortable living in Hancock, even though she was very friendly and outgoing and neighborly. It just wasn’t her town. After a while her circumstances permitted her to move, which […]

Steinway Model O grand for sale
By October 11, 2015 Read More →

Steinway Model O grand for sale

Our friend Mark Dierauf is one of the finest piano technicians / tuners in New England. He has rebuilt, and is selling this remarkable 1919 Model O Steinway grand piano. If the purchaser references that you found out about this sale through the Monadnock Center for History and Culture, the finders fee (a standard arrangement […]

Hermits
By October 3, 2015 Read More →

Hermits

My grandmother, Doris Morse, was not an experimental cook. She knew how to lay out a table with a variety of traditional New England fare. One of the reasons I remember her cooking so vividly is that it remained consistent: her rolls, her mashed potatoes, her turkey stuffing – always the same, always worthy of […]

Our Region’s Forests
By September 17, 2015 Read More →

Our Region’s Forests

It’s exciting to be in the Monadnock Region! Whether you live here all the time, seasonally, or are just passing through, sensing the vibrancy of this area is unavoidable. We are rich in culture: artists, musicians, actors, writers, craftspeople, with numerous and eclectic venues and organizations for all of those. Innovative industries abound. There are […]

Nelson History Calendar
By September 2, 2015 Read More →

Nelson History Calendar

The Town of Nelson has produced its third History Calendar, This year’s (2016)  theme is photos of people who figured in Nelson history, not in a famous way, but as characters that made up this unique town. Here are images and captions from the calendar – the printed calendar contains more photos and text. Even if […]

Summer Music in the Monadnock Region
By June 25, 2015 Read More →

Summer Music in the Monadnock Region

Here at the Monadnock Center we’ll be taking a break from our Music in Bass Hall series over the summer, but we’re excited to see lots of music going on. This year marks the 50th anniversary of Monadnock Music, whose season opens July 10th with a program of Beethoven Symphonies at the Peterborough Town House. […]