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Bass Hall: Monadnock Center for History and Culture

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19 Grove St
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
603-924-3235

April 2024

Lunch & Learn: The Two Wilson Taverns

April 25 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Bass Hall: Monadnock Center for History and Culture, 19 Grove St
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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historic photo of the William Wilson Tavern

Explore Peterborough's 18th century history with a look at the two Wilson Taverns operated by a father and a son. Robert Wilson ran a tavern on the road to Sharon in the days of the Revolution. Later, after Robert's tavern burned, his son built a new Wilson Tavern not far from where he grew up in his father's public house. Both Wilson Taverns served as focal points for community life. At these taverns, people learned the latest news, socialized, conducted…

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May 2024

La Donna Musicale- Music in Bass Hall

May 11 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Bass Hall: Monadnock Center for History and Culture, 19 Grove St
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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LaDonna Musicale

Combining stirring performances with groundbreaking scholarship, award-winning ensemble La Donna Musicale presents: Love and Libations: Julie Pinel and Airs of France on Saturday, May 11 at 7:30 p.m. This program explores the distinctive secular contributions of women composers from Paris to the French Baroque and Rococo genres of airs sérieux and airs à boire (serious and drinking songs). These song forms celebrate passionate longing and dissolute intoxication. From Julie Pinel (fl. 1737), featured composer, the evening includes several selections from…

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