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Monadnock Center for History & Culture

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September 2020

Living History at the Phoenix Mill House

September 26 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Phoenix Mill House: Monadnock Center for History and Culture, 19 Grove St
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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Spend a Saturday morning experiencing living history at the Monadnock Center's Phoenix Mill House! Our costumed interpreters will share some of the activities that kept the Prescott family busy in the 1830s. Nancy Prescott will share how to make a standing wool rug while husband Samuel will be making brooms from broom corn grown in the mill house garden. Augustus and Georgianna , two of the Prescott's children, will demonstrate the Games of Graces and a Thaumatrope, an optical toy…

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October 2020

Village Cemetery Tour: Women’s Lives in the 19th Century

October 3 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Village Cemetery

SOLD OUT!!! Peterborough’s Village Cemetery is a Victorian era cemetery that documents the lives of Peterborough townspeople from the 1830s to the early 1900s. On this women’s history themed tour, we will examine women’s lives during the Victorian period. As we explore the graveyard, guests will learn about women’s roles during this time and hear the stories of wives, mothers, workers and even an abolitionist. Among the women we will ‘meet’ on the tour are Fanny Smith, a local abolitionist,…

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Village Cemetery Tour- Women’s Lives in the 19th Century

October 3 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
The Village Cemetery, Concord St
Peterborough, NH 03458
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Village Cemetery

Peterborough’s Village Cemetery is a Victorian era cemetery that documents the lives of Peterborough townspeople from the 1830s to the early 1900s. On this women’s history themed tour, we will examine women’s lives during the Victorian period. As we explore the graveyard, guests will learn about women’s roles during this time and hear the stories of wives, mothers, workers and even an abolitionist. Among the women we will ‘meet’ on the tour are Fanny Smith, a local abolitionist, Elmira and…

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Downtown Peterborough Walking Tour

October 17 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Monadnock Center for History & Culture, 19 Grove St
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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Granite Block circa 1895

Take a stroll through the past on this walk through Peterborough! Learn about the evolution of Peterborough's downtown from a bustling mill village to today's vibrant commercial and retail center. The tour will explore the people, businesses and buildings that have shaped the town we know today. Prior to the tour, we will email guests a PDF file of historic images that will enhance the walk. The PDF document can be easily printed out or downloaded to a phone or…

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Downtown Peterborough Walking Tour

October 17 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Monadnock Center for History & Culture, 19 Grove St
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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Granite Block circa 1895

Take a stroll through the past on this walk through Peterborough! Learn about the evolution of Peterborough’s downtown from a bustling mill village to today’s vibrant commercial and retail center. The tour will explore the people, businesses and buildings that have shaped the town we know today. Prior to the tour, we will email guests a PDF file of historic images that will enhance the walk. The PDF document can be easily printed out or downloaded to a phone or…

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