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Tag: Monadnock History

Gravestone Art Cemetery Tour
By October 22, 2022 Read More →

Gravestone Art Cemetery Tour

Gravestone art is the focus of this year’s fall cemetery tour in the East Hill burying ground in Peterborough. This walk will introduce you to the symbolism found on New England gravestones in the late 18th and early 19th centuries. East Hill is filled with unusual and significant examples of the carver’s art. And found […]

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Flood Fire and Hurricane Walking Tour
By September 17, 2022 Read More →

Flood Fire and Hurricane Walking Tour

September 21, 1938 was a day of flood, fire, and hurricane winds in Peterborough that left $500,000 of damage in its wake ($10.5 million in today’s dollars). Like many towns, Peterborough experienced dramatic flooding from the storm and ferocious winds on that day. A fire in a commercial building in Peterborough’s downtown broke out just […]

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