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Exhibit

Peterborough Pop Up Museum
By August 4, 2018 Read More →

Peterborough Pop Up Museum

From August through October historic images will be ‘popping up’ throughout downtown Peterborough! Walk through town and discover a vintage photograph placed in its historic location. In this exhibit, explore the ways Peterborough has changed (and stayed the same!) and see the evolution of the community and its architecture through imagery from 50, 100 and […]

Pop Up Exhibit! Historic Games
By April 11, 2016 Read More →

Pop Up Exhibit! Historic Games

See a fine collection of historic games on display during April in the Monadnock Center’s museum. This short term exhibit has popped up for one month only, so don’t miss your chance to see the ways we played over the last 150 years! The 55 games on exhibit are from the Monadnock Center’s collection as […]

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 […]

Exhibit and Dance on NH Chronicle
By February 11, 2015 Read More →

Exhibit and Dance on NH Chronicle

New Hampshire Chronicle  (WMUR) recently featured a program about our new exhibit, “Gents Bow, Ladies Know How”, integrated with some coverage of contra dancing in the Peterborough Town House.  Watch  this 6 minute video. And of course, come to the exhibit, Wed – Sat 10 – 4, thru May 23.

Current Exhibit: Gents Bow – Ladies Know How
By January 26, 2015 Read More →

Current Exhibit: Gents Bow – Ladies Know How

This exhibit features the music, artifacts and stories that document the long and continuous tradition of country dance in the Monadnock Region from the days of the early settlers to the present. Drawing on photographs, early records and stories, documents and music, the exhibit will take the viewer on a journey from the community dances […]

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“Gents Bow, Ladies Know How”: Traditional Dance in the Monadnock Region, 1750-2015
By January 26, 2015 Read More →

“Gents Bow, Ladies Know How”: Traditional Dance in the Monadnock Region, 1750-2015

“Gents Bow, Ladies Know How”  features the music, artifacts and stories that document the long and continuous tradition of country dance in the Monadnock Region from the days of the early settlers to the present. Drawing on photographs, early records and stories, documents and music, the exhibit will take the viewer on a journey from […]

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Final weeks of Along the River Exhibit
By October 29, 2014 Read More →

Final weeks of Along the River Exhibit

Explore the settlement period through artifacts, maps and documents that shed light on the daily lives of the valley’s settlers. The exhibit includes a spectacular red wool cloak made by Mary Wilson of Peterborough and a 500 year-old burl bowl brought to New Hampshire by Scotch-Irish immigrants in 1724. The exhibit is open Wednesday – […]

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Current Exhibit: Peterborough in Pictures
By April 30, 2013 Read More →

Current Exhibit: Peterborough in Pictures

The exhibit features an eclectic selection of photographs from the Society’s extensive collection. It include images of downtown as well as West Peterborough, South Peterborough and other outlying areas. The exhibit also includes some of the earliest images of town dating from the 1860s, as well as photographs from the late 19th and early 20th […]