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Monadnock Center for History & Cutlure


December 2019

Immigrant Stories: Curator’s Gallery Talk

December 12 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Monadnock Center for History & Culture, 19 Grove St
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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Immigrant Stories

Learn the stories of immigrant families who left their homelands to make a new life in the Monadnock Region in this special exhibit at the Monadnock Center. Through images, family stories, and objects, Immigrant Stories traces the journeys and lives of immigrants from the British Isles, Italy, Quebec, Lebanon, Germany, Greece, Portugal, Sweden, Finland, and the Democratic Republic of Congo. After the guided gallery talk, guests will enjoy three exhibit interactives. See if you would pass the citizenship test by  answering civics…

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Hearth Cooking Saturday: Christmas Fare

December 21 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Phoenix Mill House, 19 Grove St
Peterborough, 03458
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View of the Phoenix Mill House Hearth

Our December Hearth Cooking Saturday features Christmas fare cooked over the open fire in the Phoenix Mill House. Step away from the hustle and bustle of the holiday season to a simpler time. Join us for a day of cooking demonstrations where you can enjoy tasting some historic dishes. Learn about the history of the Christmas holiday in America and the ways the Prescott family would have celebrated in the 1830s. The day's menu includes root vegetable and ham soup,…

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January 2020

Phoenix Mill House by Candlelight

January 3, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Phoenix Mill House: Monadnock Center for History and Culture, 19 Grove St
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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Mill House by Candlelight

The Prescott Family invites you to ring in the New Year and celebrate First Friday at the Phoenix Mill House! Guests will enjoy warm cider and a shadow puppet play presented by the Prescott children. See how people lived and kept their homes aglow during the dark days of winter's past. Samuel and Nancy Prescott lived in the Phoenix Mill House when Samuel was an overseer at the Phoenix Mill in the 1830s. The Phoenix Mill was a large textile…

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Sarah Bauhan and Elmwood Station: Music in Bass Hall

January 11, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Bass Hall: Monadnock Center for History and Culture, 19 Grove St
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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Sarah Bauhan and the Elmwood Station Band onstage at the Burren

Bass Hall will be filled with reels, jigs, hornpipes, waltzes, and airs when Sarah Bauhan and The Elmwood Station Band take the stage on Saturday, January 11 at 7:30 p.m. Don’t miss an evening of music from Ireland, Scotland, Shetland, England, French Canada, Sweden, and New England, as well as original compositions that capture the sometimes buoyant, often haunting spirit of Celtic music. Sarah Bauhan on whistle and flute will be joined by Jane Orzechowski on fiddle, David Surette on…

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