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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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Historical Society of Cheshire County

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246 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States
603.352.1895 https://hsccnh.org/venue/historical-society-of-cheshire-county/

September 2018

Auction of Historic Proportions

September 28, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Historical Society of Cheshire County, 246 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States
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Over a hundred items are available in a live auction and silent auction. Many of the auction items have connections to Cheshire County. Those who attend can expect to have some fun and enjoy a few laughs in support of the of the Historical Society’s programs which help people of all ages “find their place in history.”

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November 2018

Deep Water-The Murder of William K. Dean

November 28, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Historical Society of Cheshire County, 246 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States
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On the night of August 13, 1918, at the height of WWI, William K. Dean of Jaffrey, NH was brutally murdered. Was it his wife? His friend, the banker? A German spy? Deep Water – The Murder of William K. Dean, written and performed by Ken Sheldon, is based on actual transcripts of the Grand Jury investigation, FBI interviews, newspaper accounts and other historic documents. It features hundreds of historic images, video footage, and voiceover actors, some portraying their own…

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May 2019

Annual Book Sale

May 10, 2019 @ 10:00 am - May 11, 2019 @ 6:00 pm
Historical Society of Cheshire County, 246 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States
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Free

History lovers can expect to find hardcover books on topics such as history, biography, and antiques, and any lover of books should be able to find something there – art books, architecture, cookbooks, travel, hardcover fiction, anything except mass market paperbacks or textbooks. In all, there will be about 3,000 titles including some high quality books that might be considered treasures. Most books will sell for $1.00 and the proceeds will support the Historical Society’s programs to collect, preserve, and…

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August 2019

Wyman Tavern Brew Fest

August 3, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Historical Society of Cheshire County, 246 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States
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$30 – $55

The Wyman Tavern Brew Fest features some of the finest craft brews of the Monadnock region and New England. Proceeds benefit the programs of the Historical Society of Cheshire County. The Brew Fest has become known for its quality and backyard feel. The event takes place on the grounds of the historic Wyman Tavern (1762) on Main Street in Keene. In addition to beer tastings, there are food trucks, live music, cooking demonstrations by local chefs, and a photo booth.

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September 2019

Auction of Historic Proportions

September 27, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Historical Society of Cheshire County, 246 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States
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$50

The Auction of Historic Proportions is the biggest fundraising event of the year for the Historical Society of Cheshire County. On Friday, September 27 from 6-9 pm, at the Historical Society of Cheshire County, 246 Main Street, Keene, NH, over a hundred items are available in a live auction and silent auction. Tickets are $50 each. Available online at: www.hsccnh.org or call 603-352-1895. Those who attend, can expect to have some fun and enjoy a few laughs in support of…

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October 2019

Open Hearth Cooking Demonstration

October 26, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Historical Society of Cheshire County, 246 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States
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$5

An open hearth cooking demonstration, with a focus on some classic Colonial soups, will take place on Saturday, October 26 at 10:30am at the Historical Society of Cheshire County’s Bruder House, 349 Main Street, Keene, NH. Learn about foods available in the 18th century and the cooking methods that were used while you see the C&S Wholesale Grocers cooking hearth in action! Suggested donation $5 per person.

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