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The Penacook Historical Society - A Bird's Eye View of Penacook
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Our first Potuck / Presentation for 2015

Will be March 11, at 6 PM (Potluck) bring a dish or not. feeling lucky? We usually have plenty of food. And then the Presentation at 7 PM after a short business mtg (5-10 minutes) we will share some of our "Treasures of the Society." Most donated by locals, both past and present. You won't see all of them as time is limited but there are many that have been donated just in the past year. Please come and see, you won't be disappointed!

No turning back time, 2015 is here. Or is it?

"Concord Chats: Our First 250 Years"

On Thursday, March 19, 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the 1834 Rolfe House in Penacook, the home of the Penacook Historical Society.

Come learn about the men and music that made Penacook famous after the Civil War. Watch the locally-produced documentary film “Penacook History Tour with John Brookfield,” view items from the Society’s extensive collections, and chat with friends about Penacook’s inspiring history. All by the fireside at the Society's historic 1834 House. A Concord 250 event!

Enjoy refreshments courtesy of your host The Penacook Historical Society but RSVP is requested for refreshments; please reply via Facebook and just click Going or send an email to penacookhistory@hotmail.com.


Upcoming “Concord Chats” events will be 1st/3rd Thursday, 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m., February 2015 – May 2015 (with break for summer; resuming October – December 2015) at various locations around the City of Concord including Penacook!

Concord 250, Penacook Historical Society, Concord Historical Society, Concord Public Library and more community partners are hosting the events, if your organization or business is interested in hosting an upcoming “Concord Chats,” please contact Kim Murdoch, Concord 250 Project Manager at ConcordNH250@gmail.com.

Stay tuned for more events this year to celebrate our 250th Anniversary as Concord. A neat website to visit with details of upcoming events is Concord250.org

We are working on a Parade for our Memorial Day celebration in PENACOOK!

Yes, Old cars, local groups marching and a Civil War era band playing band music down at Boudreau Square. It has been decades since this has happened and we need everyone's support to make it a success.

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