Washington Historical Society
Programs for Year 2010

The Society conducts regular meetings on the 2nd Monday of each month from April through November. Each meeting is held at Camp Morgan Lodge, next to Washington Elementary School on Millen Pond Road.

6:00 - 7:00 P.M. Pot Luck Supper
7:00 - 7:30 P.M. Business Meeting
7:30 - 8:30 P.M. Program

Regularly scheduled Society programs appear in bold type. Other events appear in Italic type. All programs are free and the public is encouraged to attend.

April 11 Jim Gaskell wil tell us a few of his experiences as a young employee at the U. S. Senate in Washington, D. C.
May 10 New Hampshire Humanties Council Speaker The Long and the Short of It. Steve and Sharton Wood portray Abe and Mary Lincoln. Abe has talked to us before, but this time he will be accompanied by his wife, Mary, to give us the feminine view.
June 14 Jim Marvin, from the Hillsborough Historic Society will present a video and discurss the rennovation and care of old historic homes, including the Faxon House in Washington and the Gov. Pierce Mansion in Hillsborough.
June 26 Orientation for Museum hosts - 2 pm at the Museum. Refreshments served.
July 3 Museum & Barn open for the season, 2-4 P.M., Wednesdays & Saturdays, or by appointment. Schoolhouse open Sat. 1-3 P.M. or by appointment, call Gwen 495-3231 or Tom 495-3284 for either.
July 3 Snowrider's Flea Market on the Town Common, 9 A.M. to 2 P.M. Donations for the Society's table are welcome.
July 12 The History of the Merrimac River. Jeff Mucciarone, a writer for The Hippo, a Manchester, NH weekly newspaper.
June 26 Orientation for Museum hosts - 2 pm at the Museum. Refreshments served.
July 30, 31,
Aug. 1
Old Home Days - Museum open extended hours.
Aug. 9 New Hampshire Humanties Council Speaker Cemeteries and Gravestones of Nw Hampshire. Glenn Knoblock. Rubbings, photographs & slides illustrating the rich variety of stone "pages" that give insigt into the vast genealological book of NH.
Sept. 13 New Hampshire Humanties Council Speaker How the Lowly Bovine Has Nurtured New Hampshire Through Four Centuries. Where are NH's cows today and what are they doing for us now? The answer may surprise you. A Talk by Steve Taylor, retried NH Commissioner of Agriculture.
Oct. 9-11 Sidewalk Café sponsored by the Society at Mirage Alpaca Farm on Lempster Mountain Road during the Wool Arts Tour. Volunteer helpers welcomed and needed.
Oct. 11 The Manahan-Phelps-McCullouch of the Hillsborough Historical Society. Gil Shattuck and Tom Tapley will describe this unique collection of over 100,000 negatives dating back to 1866, and show many vintage views of Washington and East Washington.
Nov. 8 Mystery Topic and guest speaker to be announced later.