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Tag: Monadnock History

The Woman Who Dares: 121st Annual Meeting
By September 14, 2023 Read More →

The Woman Who Dares: 121st Annual Meeting

Jennie Powers: The Woman Who Dares is the special presentation for the Monadnock Center’s 121st Annual Meeting on Thursday, September 14 at 7 p.m. Jennie Powers took a stand against social vices in New Hampshire and Vermont in the early twentieth century. She was a humane society agent in Keene from 1903-1936 and one of […]

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

Cancelled- Gravestone Art Cemetery Tour

Unfortunately, this tour is cancelled because the presenter is injured! We will reschedule for some time next spring. 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 […]

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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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