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Downtown Peterborough Walking Tour
By October 17, 2020 Read More →

Downtown Peterborough Walking Tour

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 […]

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Downtown Peterborough Walking Tour
By October 17, 2020 Read More →

Downtown Peterborough Walking Tour

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 […]

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Monadnock Art Fall Members Exhibition
By October 10, 2020 Read More →

Monadnock Art Fall Members Exhibition

Though the Monadnock Art Open Studios Tour is cancelled this year, you can still check out works by Monadnock Art Tour artists this October at the Annual Members Exhibit in Bass Hall at the Monadnock Center in Downtown Peterborough. (Yes, in person, not virtual!) The spacious setting allows for social distancing while you enjoy the […]

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Village Cemetery Tour- Women’s Lives in the 19th Century
By October 3, 2020 Read More →

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

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 […]

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Village Cemetery Tour: Women’s Lives in the 19th Century
By October 3, 2020 Read More →

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

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 […]

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Living History at the Phoenix Mill House
By September 26, 2020 Read More →

Living History at the Phoenix Mill House

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 […]

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Racism In Our Communities: A Community Conversations Series
By September 20, 2020 Read More →

Racism In Our Communities: A Community Conversations Series

Registration Closed. The Monadnock Center will host a series of in-depth discussions on racism this fall. This Community Conversations series, Racism in Our Communities, will take place over three meetings in September and October, break for independent small group discussions over the winter, and reconvene for a conversation in the spring. Facilitators Leaf Seligman and […]

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Help us document this moment in history:  COVID-19 Archive Collection
By April 1, 2020 Read More →

Help us document this moment in history: COVID-19 Archive Collection

Right now, we find ourselves in a unique historic moment as our communities, our nation, and the world are struggling with the COVID-19 pandemic. At the Monadnock Center for History and Culture, we have collected a rich archive of materials that tell the stories of those who have gone before us. Now is the time […]

Monadnock Art Tour Preview Exhibition
By September 14, 2019 Read More →

Monadnock Art Tour Preview Exhibition

The Monadnock Center is pleased to host the Monadnock Art Tour 2019 Preview Exhibition in Bass Hall. Now in its 24th year, the Monadnock Art Tour is one of New England’s premier art tours featuring over 70 artists who open their studios on Columbus Day weekend. The exhibition brings examples of the remarkable range and variety of work […]

Music in Bass Hall: The Strathspey and Reel Society of New Hampshire
By April 2, 2017 Read More →

Music in Bass Hall: The Strathspey and Reel Society of New Hampshire

Tickets $18 / $15 members, seniors, students. Order online below or call 603-924-3235 An afternoon of Scottish music, featuring members of the Strathspey and Reel Society of New Hampshire.  SRSNH was founded in 1988 to encourage the learning and preservation of traditional Scottish music. Though based in Concord, NH, the Society draws membership of over […]

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