Meetinghouse Readings

The 2015 Schedule  is here!  Can’t wait to see you at the Meetinghouse this summer.

Meetinghouse Readings Author Sneak Peak with moderator Phil Pochoda.

Monday, June 22, 6:30 pm at the Canaan Town Library

Join Phil for a informational evening highlighting this summer’s readers and their works.

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A Walk Back In Time: the Secrets of Cellar Holes

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Tuesday, May 19, 6:30 pm

Join NH Humanities Council Speaker Adair Mulligan as she discusses Cellar Holes and what they tell us about the past.

Northern New England is full of reminders of past lives: stone walls, old foundations, a century-old lilac struggling to survive as the forest reclaims a once-sunny dooryard. What forces shaped settlement, and later abandonment, of these places? Adair Mulligan explores the rich story to be discovered in what remains behind. See how one town has set out to create an inventory of its cellar holes, piecing together the clues in the landscape. Such a project can help landowners know what to do if they have archaeological sites on their land and help stimulate interest in a town’s future through its past.

 

This program sponsored by the NH Humanities Council and the Friends of the Canaan Town Library.

 

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