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Programs

Our Kitchen Garden
By August 15, 2015 Read More →

Our Kitchen Garden

August is Eat Local Month and the kitchen garden at the Phoenix Mill House takes us back to the original eat local days, when a patch of dooryard was planted, tended, and harvested. In our kitchen garden, we are growing beets, carrots, parsnips, beans, potatoes, and culinary herbs. Our little kitchen garden is just beginning […]

“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 […]

Posted in: Exhibit, Programs
The Walter Peterson Forum for Civil Discourse features Governor Michael Dukakis
By August 30, 2014 Read More →

The Walter Peterson Forum for Civil Discourse features Governor Michael Dukakis

PLEASE NOTE: Advance reservations are at capacity for this event. If you do not have a reservation, will will be unable to accommodate you. Thank you for your understanding.  Former Massachusetts Governor and presidential candidate Michael Dukakis is the featured speaker for the second Walter Peterson Forum for Civil Discourse, being held in Bass Hall […]

Posted in: Civic Life, Programs
Find Your Voice: Writing Camp for Young Authors
By January 22, 2014 Read More →

Find Your Voice: Writing Camp for Young Authors

Find Your Voice: Writing Camp for Young Authors July 14-18  Grades 3-5, 6-8 DOWNLOAD: Finding Your Voice Enrollment Form_2014 We all have stories to tell. Using the resources and the grounds of the Monadnock Center for History and Culture, we will build on the stories of others’ lives to create our own. Young writers will discover and […]

Posted in: Education, Kids, Programs
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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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 […]