Washington Historical Society
Programs for Year 2017

Meeting monthly, April through October at Camp Morgan

Meeting Times:
6:00 - 7:00 pm Pot Luck Supprt
7:00 - 7:30 pm Business Meeting
7:30 - 8:30 pm Program

April 10 Fishing in NH. As Fishing season is about to start, come hear Gardner Murphy, an experienced licenced guide for fishermen and hunters lead a program about Fishing in NH and its history. Bring your own fishing experiences to share.
May 8 Hiking in Washington. Do you know all the different hiking trails in Washington? Jed Schwartz, John Brighton, and Erin Mills will share about the locations, the history of the trails, and the unique natural history the trails offer, including snowmobile trails.
June 12 Contra Dancing in NH: Then and Now. Dudley Laufman, long time contra dance caller, will bring this New England tradition to life with stories, poems, and recordings of callers, musicians and dancers. He'll play live music on the fiddle and melodian and lead one dance at the end of the presentation.
July 1 Pie Sale at Annual Flea Market on the Common
July 10 History of Washington, NH Before it Became a Town. Ron Jager, local historian and author of Portrait of a Hill Town 1876-1976 will share about his newest writings on the life in Washington before it became incorperated into a town.
August 14 (Annual Meeting) New England Quilts and the Stories They Tell. Pam Weeks will share how quilts tell stories and quilt history, and are full of myths and misinformation as well as heart-warming tales of service and tradition. You are invited to bring a quilt for identification and/or storytelling.
Sept. 1 Pot Roast Supper - ??
Sept. 11 Sharing Memories of Washington. A mixed panel of residents of Washington, both summer residents and year round ones, will share their memories of our town, including memories from a journal of the 1920's. Come add your favorite memories of Washington in the past.
Oct. 9 TBA.