Events

Events are offered via a combination of in-person and Zoom presentations or via Zoom only. Some events are made possible through partnership with the New Hampshire Humanities "Humanities-to-Go" program.

Event Listing

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  • WHS Washington, NH, Old Home Day Celebration
    WHS Washington, NH, Old Home Day Celebration
    Town Common, Museum & Barn, Schoolhouse
    Jul 31, 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM
    Town Common, Museum & Barn, Schoolhouse, 100 Halfmoon Pond Road
    July 31, 2021 is Old Home Day in Washington, NH, and the Washington Historical Society is welcoming you home by celebrating this special day in a number of exciting ways! An RSVP is not required to attend, but your response allows us to send you an event reminder and updates.
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  • WHS Annual Business Meeting / History of Agriculture as Told by Barns
    WHS Annual Business Meeting / History of Agriculture as Told by Barns
    Washington Town Hall or Via Zoom
    Aug 09, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
    Washington Town Hall or Via Zoom, 7 Halfmoon Pond Rd, Washington, NH 03280, USA
    A 30-minute WHS Business Meeting will be followed by a NH Humanities presentation, The History of Agriculture as Told by Barns, by Author and Historian John Potter. An RSVP is not required to attend, but your response allows us to send you an event reminder and updates.
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  • Curtains Without Borders
    Curtains Without Borders
    Washington Town Hall or Via Zoom
    Sep 13, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Washington Town Hall or Via Zoom, 7 Halfmoon Pond Rd, Washington, NH 03280, USA
    A presentation by Chris Hadsel, Executive Director of "Curtains Without Borders," on the history of stage curtains w/special focus on the Washington, NH stage curtain repair project. An RSVP is not required to attend, but your response allows us to send you an event reminder and updates.
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  • Our National Thanksgiving: With Thanks to President Lincoln & Mrs. Hale
    Our National Thanksgiving: With Thanks to President Lincoln & Mrs. Hale
    Zoom Event
    Nov 08, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM EST
    Zoom Event
    Sharon Wood portrays Sarah Josepha Hale and Steve Wood portrays President Abraham Lincoln in a living history presentation. Although an RSVP is not required to attend, your response does allow us to send you an event reminder and any other important updates.
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