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December 2022

Lunch and Learn: Peterborough’s Mill Girls

December 8 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Bass Hall: Monadnock Center for History and Culture, 19 Grove St
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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Mill Girls

SOLD OUT! Learn the stories of Peterborough's Mill Girls at our December Lunch & Learn. You might be surprised to learn that 80% of the workforce in Peterborough’s early mills were young women. At this Lunch & Learn we will ‘meet’ some of these women and learn about their lives as mill girls in the 19th century. We will discuss the experiences of the Hill sisters, twins Elvira and Elmira Fife, and Eliza Gordon, women who worked in the Phoenix…

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The Artisan Show

December 10 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Bass Hall: Monadnock Center for History and Culture, 19 Grove St
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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The Artisan Show

Locally and nationally recognized artisans will be in Bass Hall for a pop-up holiday show with special guest world renowned cellist David Gibson performing. Blizzard date: December 17! Susan Barker- Fine Silver Jewelry Miriam Carter- Fine Wearable Lulu Fichter- Porcelain Donlin Foreman- Leather Crafter Kimberly Kersey-Asbury - Mixed Media Sculpture Nina Brogna- Hammered Sterling Silver Rebecca Welsh- Fine Wearable The Monadnock Center is pleased to be the host venue for the Artisan Show. 

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Hearth Cooking: Christmas Fare

December 17 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Phoenix Mill House: Monadnock Center for History and Culture, 19 Grove St
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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Christmas Fare

Christmas Fare is on the menu for our December Phoenix Mill House hearth cooking day. Visit the house between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. to sample traditional Christmas dishes and learn about Christmas history in New England. The Christmas Fare menu includes chicken pie, carrot soup, root vegetable hash, Pudding in Haste, molasses candy and, of course, gingerbread cookies. Guests are welcome to sample these period dishes made using historic recipes and cookware over the open fire. The Phoenix Mill…

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