Events

Southern New Hampshire is the ideal destination for travelers of all kinds. Whether you have a passion for music or theater, a thirst for adventure, or the desire to just relax and recharge, the Monadnock Region has exactly what you need. Check out our calendar of events for inspiration before planning your trip!

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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 https://monadnockcenter.org/venue/bass-hall/

July 2019

Lunch and Learn: Elizabeth Yates McGreal

July 25 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Bass Hall: Monadnock Center for History and Culture, 19 Grove St
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States

Elizabeth Yates McGreal (1905-2001), was an author, humanitarian, and activist best known for her 1950 book Amos Fortune, Free Man. The author of more than 20 books for adults and children, McGreal began her career writing in New York in the 1920s. After her marriage in 1929, Elizabeth and William McGreal spent a decade in Europe before settling in an old farmhouse in Peterborough that they named Shieling. At this Lunch and Learn, we will explore McGreal’s writing career and her…

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August 2019

Lunch and Learn: Abolition and the Monadnock Region

August 15 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Bass Hall: Monadnock Center for History and Culture, 19 Grove St
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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$15

From the 1830s to the 1860, abolitionists worked to end slavery in the United States. At this Lunch and Learn, we uncover the history of the abolition movement in the Monadnock Region. Learn about Moses Cheney’s Underground Railroad station, Frederick Douglass’ speaking engagements in area churches, the work of local anti-slavery societies, and the 1842 mob that broke up an anti-slavery convention in the Hancock Meetinghouse. Lunch and Learn programs begin with a delicious lunch of wrap sandwiches and salad…

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