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Tag: Monadnock Region History

Spooky Stories in the Phoenix Mill House
By October 28, 2022 Read More →

Spooky Stories in the Phoenix Mill House

Enjoy some hot cider and settle in for an evening of spooky storytelling around the fire in the Phoenix Mill House. On Friday, October 28, we gather for an evening featuring local stories of witches, ghosts, murder, and eerie happenings in the Monadnock region. All of the stories are taken from local history and lore. […]

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Hearth Cooking: Harvest Time in the Phoenix Mill House
By October 22, 2022 Read More →

Hearth Cooking: Harvest Time in the Phoenix Mill House

It is harvest time and we will be cooking up some of autumn’s bounty in the Phoenix Mill House. At this open-house program, enjoy samples of dishes cooked over the open hearth and learn about life in the 1830s. Dishes are prepared from period recipes using the kitchen equipment of the time. Some of the […]

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Lunch and Learn- The Hurricane of 1938
By September 15, 2022 Read More →

Lunch and Learn- The Hurricane of 1938

SOLD OUT! Eighty-four years ago, the Hurricane of 1938 cut a path of devastation through the Monadnock Region when it struck on September 21st. One of the largest hurricanes to ever hit New England, the storm caused widespread damage and left an indelible impression on the people who lived here. In this Lunch & Learn […]

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Canceled- Gallery Talk: The Grand Monadnock
By September 10, 2022 Read More →

Canceled- Gallery Talk: The Grand Monadnock

Unfortunately, this program is canceled due to illness. Enjoy our new exhibit, The Grand Monadnock, in this curator-led gallery talk. Mount Monadnock doesn’t have one history but many histories! We begin the talk with the mountain’s geology and natural history and the origin of the name. Then, we will explore the mountain’s role in the […]

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West Peterborough Walking Tour
By August 13, 2022 Read More →

West Peterborough Walking Tour

Join us for a walking tour through West Peterborough. We will look at the evolution of this mill village and discuss the buildings, people, and businesses that shaped ‘the West’ from the early 19th century to the present. On the walk, we will see Peterborough’s only documented Underground Railroad site and learn about the abolitionist […]

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Gallery Talk: The Grand Monadnock
By August 10, 2022 Read More →

Gallery Talk: The Grand Monadnock

Enjoy our new exhibit, The Grand Monadnock, in this curator-led gallery talk. Mount Monadnock doesn’t have one history but many histories! We begin the talk with the mountain’s geology and natural history and the origin of the name. Then, we will explore the mountain’s role in the development of tourism in the region, how the […]

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Peterborough 100 Years Ago Walking Tour
By July 9, 2022 Read More →

Peterborough 100 Years Ago Walking Tour

100 years ago, downtown Peterborough was a bustling mill village on the verge of big changes! See the ways the town has changed since 1922 and the places that remain the same. Step back to 1922 on this walking tour through Peterborough’s downtown and learn about the people and businesses that shaped the town. The […]

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Gallery Talk: The Grand Monadnock
By July 8, 2022 Read More →

Gallery Talk: The Grand Monadnock

Enjoy our new exhibit, The Grand Monadnock, in this curator-led gallery talk. Mount Monadnock doesn’t have one history but many histories! We begin the talk with the mountain’s geology and natural history and the origin of the name. Then, we will explore the mountain’s role in the development of tourism in the region, how the […]

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The Grand Monadnock Gallery Talk
By June 16, 2022 Read More →

The Grand Monadnock Gallery Talk

Enjoy our new exhibit, The Grand Monadnock, in this curator-led gallery talk. Mount Monadnock doesn’t have one history but many histories! We begin the talk with the mountain’s geology and natural history and the origin of the name. Then, we will explore the mountain’s role in the development of tourism in the region, how the […]

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The Grand Monadnock Gallery Talk
By May 19, 2022 Read More →

The Grand Monadnock Gallery Talk

Enjoy our new exhibit, The Grand Monadnock, in this curator-led gallery talk. Mount Monadnock doesn’t have one history but many histories! We begin the talk with the mountain’s geology and natural history and the origin of the name. Then, we will explore the mountain’s role in the development of tourism in the region, how the […]

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