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“Preserving the past for future generations”


The Penacook Historical Society - A Bird's Eye View of Penacook
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As part of the

2017 Multi-Organization Exhibition
Over There, Over Here:
World War I & Life in NH Communities

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Come with us to the Hopkinton Historical Society Apr 9, Sunday 2:00 p.m. "Posters of WWI" by Mary Mead at the 300 Main Street, Hopkinton NH

Details:  Bring an appetizer or dessert to share, drinks will be provided.
This event is free and open to the public; no RSVP necessary.

Mary Mead, M.F.A., will speak about the art form of U.S. propaganda posters produced during WWI.  Many were designed to promote purchase of war bonds and other patriotic activities.  Come hear about the 29 posters in the Society’s collection and the techniques used to produce them.


And join us at our next Potluck / Presentation

Apr 12, Wed - 6 PM

"History Stitched by Women: Penacook's Bicentennial Quilt" by Lianne Keary

In 1976, 27 members of the Penacook Woman's Club created a quilt to celebrate the Bicentennial. The beautifully crafted squares highlight Penacook's rich history, including the Pioneer Engine House, Morrill Farm, Penacook Police Station, Washington House, and activities like snow rolling and sliding on Depot Hill. The quilt is now on display at the Penacook Historical Society, and will be featured in a presentation by Lianne Keary. Come share your stories about this prized quilt and the women who stitched our history into it.
6:00 PM potluck/7:00 PM presentation
Sponsored by Concord 250 as part of the Concord Chats series.


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