19 Grove St. ~ PO Box 58 ~ Peterborough, NH 03458 ~ 603-924-3235 

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Lunch and Learn: Abolition and the Monadnock Region

August 15 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm


From the 1830s to the 1860, abolitionists worked to end slavery in the United States. At this Lunch and Learn, we uncover the history of the abolition movement in the Monadnock Region. Learn about Moses Cheney’s Underground Railroad station, Frederick Douglass’ speaking engagements in area churches, the work of local anti-slavery societies, and the 1842 mob that broke up an anti-slavery convention in the Hancock Meetinghouse.

Lunch and Learn programs begin with a delicious lunch of wrap sandwiches and salad with a light dessert. After the meal, guest enjoy a lively, illustrated talk.

Tickets are $15 ($12 for Monadnock Center members). Seating is limited and tickets must be purchased in advance. Purchase your tickets online below or call the Monadnock Center at (603) 924-3235.

Lunch & Learn: 8/15/19

If you have special dietary needs, please include a note with your ticket purchase. We will gladly work with you to meet your requirements.

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Lunch and Learn is a program series that examines are variety of topics in Monadnock Region history. Lunch and Learns are held monthly. 


August 15
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Bass Hall: Monadnock Center for History and Culture
19 Grove St
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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