Prominent abolitionists Henry Highland Garnet (left) and Alexander Crummell (right) attended Canaan’s Noyes Academy, an integrated school destroyed by a mob in 1835. Former Valley News reporter Dan Billin presents an illustrated lecture on the controversial school.
Sunday July 28, 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm at the Canaan Meetinghouse on the corner of Canaan Street and Roberts Road.
This program made possible by the New Hampshire Humanities to Go Program. Co-hosted by the Canaan Town Library and the Canaan Historical Society.
For more information, call the library at 603-523-9650. This is a free event.
Starting August 3, 2013 10am-2pm During Old Home Days.
PeaceBomb is a collaborative art installation by local artist Coley Hapeman that honors stories of conflict diffusion. The project will be launched right here in Canaan. Participation is free, so come to the Library in August to ignite a PeaceBomb.
Make Art! Promote Conflict Diffusion! Be among the first to add your voice to this project. You can join in by telling your story, making a flag, or recording a soundbyte for the PeaceBomb “Choir”. Learn more at www.peacebombproject.com
You can participate throughout August. Drop in: Monday 8/5 6pm-8pm, Wednesday 8/7 6pm-8pm, Monday 8/19 6pm-8pm, Wednesday 8/21 6pm-8pm and Saturday 8/24 10am-2pm.
Contact Coley with questions: firstname.lastname@example.org