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What Kids Learn From Hearing Family Stories
By December 12, 2013 Read More →

What Kids Learn From Hearing Family Stories

Reading to children has education benefits, of course—but so does sharing tales from the past. (by Elaine Resse, from The Atlantic, Dec. 9) “Dad, tell me a story from when you were little. Tell me the story about the time you met your best friend Chris at school.” Six-year-old Alex, who has just started school […]

Two Historic Calendars from the Region
By November 20, 2013 Read More →

Two Historic Calendars from the Region

The Dublin Historical Society and the Nelson History Roundtable have each produced a 2014 calendar, both of which are available at the Monadnock Center (the Dublin Calendar is in stock, the Nelson calender should be in by Nov 27th). The Dublin calendar features paintings of Mt. Monadnock from 12 different artists in the region. It […]

Posted in: Monadnock Towns
Santa’s Workshop at the Monadnock Center
By October 30, 2013 Read More →

Santa’s Workshop at the Monadnock Center

Are you looking to create some items for the holiday season yourself or with your children or grandchildren? We have a wonderful opportunity for you to sit down and craft a variety of projects in a “make-and-take” set up at the Monadnock Center for History & Culture this December in our “Santa’s Workshop”. For a […]

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Hearth Cooking in the Phoenix Millhouse
By August 23, 2013 Read More →

Hearth Cooking in the Phoenix Millhouse

This fall we are offering three Hearth Cooking Saturdays. On October 19, we will explore a harvest theme menu including chicken pottage, buttered onions, shrub, and classic apple pie. On November 16, we will be cooking items found at a 19th century Thanksgiving celebration including a pork pie in a standing crust, carrot puffs, applesauce […]

Posted in: Phoenix Mill House
On the history trail | Friends of the Wapack Trail celebrate 90 years: 21-mile path  from Ashburnham to Greenfield lined with old stories and majestic views

On the history trail | Friends of the Wapack Trail celebrate 90 years: 21-mile path from Ashburnham to Greenfield lined with old stories and majestic views

 By Dave Anderson Monadnock Ledger-Transcript Wednesday, May 29, 2013 Ninety years ago, two farmers — Marion Buck of New Ipswich and Frank Robbins of Rindge — looked at the open ridgelines between Mount Watatic in Ashburnham, Mass., and North Pack Monadnock in Greenfield, and envisioned a hiking trail that could attract visitors from the Boston […]

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From the Ledger-Transcript: There ARE plenty of possibilities ARTS TOP 10: This summer’s best take you from the stage to the pulpit

From the Ledger-Transcript: There ARE plenty of possibilities ARTS TOP 10: This summer’s best take you from the stage to the pulpit

Ashley Saari in the Monadnock Ledger-Transcript has done a nice job of “summerizing” some of the many cultural events in store for the region. “The sun is shining, and across the Monadnock region local arts, theater, music and lecture series groups are gearing up for their summer seasons. Whether you’re interested in music and theater, […]