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Uncovering the rarely told secrets of Wilton history

Uncovering the rarely told secrets of Wilton history

[By Michael Dell’Orto, from the Monadnock Ledger-Transcript] Wilton, like most New Hampshire hill towns, has a past that encapsulates many different eras of change and growth. Old Home Days is a great time to remember how fortunate we are that a great deal of our history — in the land itself, as well as in […]

On the trail of Grover’s Corners

On the trail of Grover’s Corners

English director’s passion for the play ‘Our Town’ brings him to town By Ashley Saari Monadnock Ledger-Transcript Wednesday, January 1, 2014 (Published in print: Thursday, January 2, 2014) In 1990, Director Paul Caister was looking for a play with a large cast for his drama school, The Poor School and Workhouse Theatre in King’s Cross, […]

Temple: Civil War comes home

Temple: Civil War comes home

written by Dave Anderson and published in the Monadnock Ledger-Transcript on October 9, 2013 The Civil War has always fascinated the American public. “When you look back on American history, it was a huge event,” says journalist and historian Mike Pride, author of the recently published book, “Our War: Days and Events in the Fight […]

Patchwork History

Patchwork History

by Ashley Saari, Monadnock Ledger Transcript Letters, photographs, little odds and ends that at first might not seem very significant. But a closer look reveals these objects hold the history of the area, and each one has its own story. Since the Peterborough Historical Society rebranded itself as the Monadnock Center for History and Culture, […]