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The Phoenix Mill House Restoration
By April 30, 2013 Read More →

The Phoenix Mill House Restoration

The Phoenix Mill House was originally located near the north band of Nubanusit Brook, about 50 yards from where it now sits behind the main building of the Monadnock Center. Threatened with demolition, it was acquired by the Peterborough Historical Society. It serves both as an example of preservation, and also a demonstration of what […]

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Fine Furniture Old and New
By April 30, 2013 Read More →

Fine Furniture Old and New

Join us for a FREE informative afternoon tour of the Monadnock Center’s Early American furniture collection, in collaboration with the New Hampshire Furniture Masters,  on Sunday, June 16, at 3:00 p.m.  Our Executive Director Michelle Stahl will provide a narrative introduction to the collection, and the floor opens to comments and discussion, with several of […]

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Opening Remarks
By April 29, 2013 Read More →

Opening Remarks

We are fortunate here in the Monadnock region to have a rich creative community: artists, craftsmen, writers, musicians, and others whose work we can appreciate. But even for those who might profess not to have talents in those areas, when we experience the creativity of others, it becomes a creative experience for ourselves. And I […]

Music In Bass Hall: Ken and Brad Kolodner
By April 19, 2013 Read More →

Music In Bass Hall: Ken and Brad Kolodner

Saturday, July 20th, 7:30 p.m. Admission $15 / $12 Monadnock Center members, seniors, students Online sales TBD Join us for an evening of lively yet subtly crafted traditional and original Appalachian folk music performed by Ken & Brad Kolodner, a nationally-acclaimed father-son duo from Baltimore, MD. Ken is a world-class hammered dulcimer player and old-time […]

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The Rich Greenblatt Quintet: Concert and Jazz Workshop
By April 12, 2013 Read More →

The Rich Greenblatt Quintet: Concert and Jazz Workshop

Music in Bass Hall is proud to present the Rich Greenblatt Quintet Saturday, May 11, 8:00 p.m. Admission: $15 / $12 Monadnock Center members, seniors, students call 603-924-3235 to reserve seats. Tickets will also be available at the door. This modern jazz group mixes in Swing, funk, odd-time signatures, South American, and the blues. The […]

Time to Like Us Again
By March 30, 2013 Read More →

Time to Like Us Again

As we transition from the Peterborough Historical Society to the Monadnock Center for History  Culture, we have found that we can’t bring our Facebook page with us – FB does not permit the changing of names. So, we’re starting from scratch (well, almost), and we hope that you will Like Us. The Historical Society Facebook […]

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Constitutionally Speaking
By March 26, 2013 Read More →

Constitutionally Speaking

Wed 5/1 6:30pm to 8:30pm You are cordially invited to participate in a lively discussion with your peers on a constitutional question with contemporary significance: “When is it just or fair to suspend the principle of equality?”   What?  3-part discussion series, facilitated by Jane LaPointe (Partner in HumanKind Consulting) and UNH School of Law Professor John Greabe Where: Monadnock Center […]

Posted in: Civic Life
Peterborough’s Historic Fabric
By March 19, 2013 Read More →

Peterborough’s Historic Fabric

Peterborough is a place of both natural and man made beauty that has economically transformed itself from subsistence farming to mill work, dairy, sheep, and poultry  industries, and then to a modern commercial, industrial, arts and culturally-oriented  undertakings. Its historic fabric is woven from the physical characteristics of the land and the spirit of the […]

Constitutionally Speaking
By March 19, 2013 Read More →

Constitutionally Speaking

Constitutionally Speaking began with a conversation between retired Supreme Court Justice David Souter and Margaret Warner of the PBS NewsHour, followed by a Symposium on the Constitution at the UNH School of Law This three-part series, facilitated by Jane LaPointe and hosted by the Monadnock Center for History and Culture, will take place at Bass […]

The Walter Peterson Forum for Civil Discourse
By February 13, 2013 Read More →

The Walter Peterson Forum for Civil Discourse

A project of the New England Center for Civic Life and the Monadnock Center for History and Culture There was no one who epitomized the spirit of civil discourse more than the late Governor Walter Peterson. Walter spent most of his adult life as a resident of Peterborough, where he made significant contributions to the […]

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