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A Select History of Agriculture in the Monadnock Region

November 18, 2014 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Join the Harris Center and the Monadnock Center for History and Culture for 4 Tuesday mornings to hear from local experts explore different aspects of the Monadnock region’s agricultural history.

Dr. Bob Goodby, a Franklin Pierce professor of archaeology, will kick the series off with an overview of how native cultures in New England farmed the land.

Local history specialist, Eric Aldrich will look at the roll of hilltop farms in this region. Bruce Clement from Walpole, will present on the sheep boom and how it shaped  the landscape and rural culture of this area in the 19th century.

Author and gardening expert Roger Swain will conclude the series with an  exploration of the unique history of cultivated blueberries in the Monadnock Region. Co-sponsored with the Monadnock Center for History and Culture.  To register contact Sara at the Harris Center at 525-3394 or lefebvre@nullharriscenter.org.

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Date:
November 18, 2014
Time:
10:00 am - 11:30 am
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Bass Hall: Monadnock Center for History and Culture
19 Grove St
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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Phone:
603-924-3235