Gilmanton’s First 100 Years At Gilmanaton Historical Society June 26
program on Gilmanton’s first 100 years will be presented at
Gilmanton Historical Society, Old Town Hall in Gilmanton Iron Works,
Tuesday, June 26, 7 pm.
Clarke, vice president of the Gilmanton Historical Society, will
present a program linking national and world events with what was
happening locally at the same time during Gilmanton’s early years.
He will discuss the forces driving early Gilmanton life including
settlement patterns, participation in the American Revolution, and
early agriculture and manufacturing. The program is at Old Town Hall
on Route 140 in Gilmanton Iron Works.
hour and refreshments begin at 7 pm and the program begins promptly
at 7:30. The Society’s museum, in the basement of Old Town
Hall, will be open at 7 pm.
the second program of the Society’s 2018 summer series. John
Dickey will lead a walking tour of Beech Grove Cemetery in Gilmanton
Corners beginning at 6 pm on July 24th. On August 28th John
Dickey offers a program of Gilmanton post cards. The final
program, on September 25th, brings Steve Blunt performing as John
Hutchinson with Songs and Stories of the Hutchinson Family Singers.
Society’s Museum in Old Town Hall is open every Saturday morning, 10
am to noon, June, July and August.
programs are free and open to the public. Donations to support
the work of the Society are always welcome.
American Legion Ellis-Geddes-Levitt Post 102 and American Legion
Auxiliary Unit 102 of Gilmanton wish to thank all those who attended
our Memorial Day services and activities on Sunday, May 27, 2018.
heartfelt thank you goes out to all those who donated to the sale of
poppies. Red poppies represent a symbol of those who have died
at war and the proceeds are used specifically for the benefit of
Gilmanton school seventh grade class holds an essay contest each
year about the meaning of Memorial Day, and the American Legion
Auxiliary of Gilmanton is proud to sponsor this essay contest with a
cash award. Louie Laurendeau was this year’s winner and
proudly read his essay during the ceremonies. To all our
veterans, Thank You for your Service.
to see all of you at Old Home Day on August 18th.
American Legion Commander Morton E. Young
American Legion Auxiliary President Raelyn Cottrell
Gilmanton, New Hampshire