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Our Kitchen Garden
By August 15, 2015 Read More →

Our Kitchen Garden

August is Eat Local Month and the kitchen garden at the Phoenix Mill House takes us back to the original eat local days, when a patch of dooryard was planted, tended, and harvested. In our kitchen garden, we are growing beets, carrots, parsnips, beans, potatoes, and culinary herbs. Our little kitchen garden is just beginning […]

Timber!
By June 19, 2015 Read More →

Timber!

Timber! is the new special exhibit at the Monadnock Center for History and Culture that will be on view through the summer and fall of 2015. We invite you to join us for an opening reception on Friday June 19 from 5-7 p.m. and to be the first to see this new exhibit! When European […]

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Dudley Laufman on Contra Dance
By March 14, 2015 Read More →

Dudley Laufman on Contra Dance

Since the late 1600s, the lively tradition of contra dancing has kept people of all ages swinging and sashaying in barns, town halls and schools around the state. Contra dancing came to New Hampshire by way of the English colonists and remains popular in many communities, particularly in the Monadnock Region. Presenter Dudley Laufman brings this […]

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The Music of John Taggart
By February 7, 2015 Read More →

The Music of John Taggart

The Monadnock Center for History and Culture and the Monadnock Folklore Society jointly present Randy Miller speaking on the topic of “The Music of John Taggart” on Saturday, February 7th at 5:30 PM, in Bass Hall at 19 Grove Street in Peterborough, NH. The talk is based on “Recollection of a Busy Life, the memoir […]

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“Gents Bow- Ladies Know How”: Traditional Dance in the Monadnock Region, 1750-2015
By January 24, 2015 Read More →

“Gents Bow- Ladies Know How”: Traditional Dance in the Monadnock Region, 1750-2015

“Gents Bow – Ladies Know How” will be on view through May 23. The exhibit features the music, artifacts and stories that document the long and continuous tradition of country dance in the Monadnock Region from the days of the early settlers to the present. Drawing on photographs, early records and stories, documents and music, […]

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The Phoenix Mill House Restoration
By April 30, 2013 Read More →

The Phoenix Mill House Restoration

The Phoenix Mill House was originally located near the north band of Nubanusit Brook, about 50 yards from where it now sits behind the main building of the Monadnock Center. Threatened with demolition, it was acquired by the Peterborough Historical Society. It serves both as an example of preservation, and also a demonstration of what […]

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