Gilmanton Historical Society Features Gilmanton Corners In July
walking tour of Gilmanton Corners will be conducted at the Gilmanton
Historical Society’s July meeting on Tuesday, July 25th. Meet
at the Academy (Town Offices) at 6 pm. Learn about the Academy
and how its presence influenced many of the other residential
buildings in the Corners.
Brief histories of each of the houses
in the Corners will be presented. Several prominent buildings which
once stood in the Corners, but are now gone, will also be discussed
and photographs shown. Wear good walking shoes. Light refreshments
will be provided at ‘The Parsonage’ at the conclusion of the walk.
The Gilmanton Historical Society’s 2017 summer programs are offered
on the 4th Tuesday of each month, May through September.
Focus on the Town’s history continues with a display of vintage
clothing donated by Gilmanton residents on Saturday morning, July
29, 10 am until noon, at Old Town Hall in Gilmanton Iron Works.
On the evening of August 22nd Pat Clarke tells us about
Gilmanton Summer Hotels. The final program in September addresses
the hurricane of 1938.
The Society’s Museum in Old Town Hall is
open Saturday mornings June, July and August from 10 am until noon.
It is open every 2nd and 4th Saturday morning, 10 am to noon,
September through May.
The programs are free and open to the
public. Donations to support the work of the Society are
Gilmanton Academy in Gilmanton Corners is the meeting place for a
walking tour of the village led by the Gilmanton Historical Society
on Tuesday, July 25th, beginning at 6 pm.