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Downtown in Our Town: A Thornton Wilder Walking Tour
By August 14, 2021 Read More →

Downtown in Our Town: A Thornton Wilder Walking Tour

Take a walk through downtown Peterborough and see it through Thornton Wilder’s eyes! The walk will explore the people and places that served as inspirations for Wilder’s  Pulitzer Prize-winning play and answer the question, “Is Peterborough Our Town?” This walking tour is free but registration is required. The tour is limited to 14 participants. REGISTER […]

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Downtown in Our Town: A Thornton Wilder Walking Tour
By August 11, 2021 Read More →

Downtown in Our Town: A Thornton Wilder Walking Tour

Take a walk through downtown Peterborough and see it through Thornton Wilder’s eyes! The walk will explore the people and places that served as inspirations for Wilder’s  Pulitzer Prize-winning play and answer the question, “Is Peterborough Our Town?” This walking tour is free but registration is required. The tour is limited to 14 participants. Register […]

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Another Day’s Begun: Our Town Talk and Book Signing with Howard Sherman
By August 7, 2021 Read More →

Another Day’s Begun: Our Town Talk and Book Signing with Howard Sherman

Join us on Saturday August 7 at 11 a.m. when Howard Sherman, author of Another Day’s Begun: Thornton Wilder’s Our Town in the 21st Century , will be discussing the impact of the play. This event is free and all are welcome. The talk will take place outdoors in the Peterson Courtyard (between the Monadnock Center […]

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Downtown in Our Town: A Thornton Wilder Walking Tour
By August 6, 2021 Read More →

Downtown in Our Town: A Thornton Wilder Walking Tour

Take a walk through downtown Peterborough and see it through Thornton Wilder’s eyes! The walk will explore the people and places that served as inspirations for Wilder’s  Pulitzer Prize-winning play and answer the question, “Is Peterborough Our Town?” This walking tour is free but registration is required. The tour is limited to 14 participants. Register […]

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Downtown in Our Town: A Thornton Wilder Walking Tour
By August 5, 2021 Read More →

Downtown in Our Town: A Thornton Wilder Walking Tour

Take a walk through downtown Peterborough and see it through Thornton Wilder’s eyes! The walk will explore the people and places that served as inspirations for Wilder’s  Pulitzer Prize-winning play and answer the question, “Is Peterborough Our Town?” This walking tour is free but registration is required. The tour is limited to 14 participants. REGISTER […]

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Uncovering the History of African-Americans in the Monadnock Region
By January 21, 2021 Read More →

Uncovering the History of African-Americans in the Monadnock Region

Learn about an ongoing citizen-archivist project uncovering the history of African-American people in the Monadnock Region in this video of the program held on January 12. Over the last 18 months, a group of volunteer citizen- archivists have been examining historical documents to reveal the names and stories of African-Americans who lived in the region […]

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: Reggie Harris
By March 10, 2017 Read More →

Music in Bass Hall: Reggie Harris

Steeped in the tradition of African American spirituals, folk, gospel, rock, and the music of civil and human rights, Reggie Harris is recognized as a vibrant force in the acoustic music realm, and in educational and historical circles. In the spirit of his mentors Pete Seeger, Harry Belafonte, and Bernice Johnson Reagon, he brings singing […]

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Music in Bass Hall: Los Sugar Kings
By February 24, 2017 Read More →

Music in Bass Hall: Los Sugar Kings

Tickets $18 / $15 members, seniors, students. Order online below or call 603-924-3235 Music in Bass Hall is excited to welcome back Los Sugar Kings,  a Boston-based quartet known for their dynamic live performances, rich harmonies, intense musicianship and ability to transcend genres with an authenticity rarely heard. In their world, respect is paid to the […]

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