Gilmanton Summer Hotels At Historical Society August 22
Clarke, Vice President of the Gilmanton Historical Society, will
present a program on the numerous summer hotels and boarding houses
that flourished in Gilmanton in the late 1800s and early 1900s.
Both business travelers and vacation visitors were welcomed.
It is reported that at least one hotel provided accommodation for
women of the “oldest profession.” The illustrated talk will
include photos of the hotels and boarding houses as well as key
railroad stations and the first lake boats.
Tuesday evening August 22 at Old Town Hall in Gilmanton Iron Works
begins promptly at 7:30 pm. Social hour and refreshments begin
at 7 pm.
The Gilmanton Historical Society’s 2017 summer programs are offered
on the 4th Tuesday of each month, May through September. The
final program, September 26, 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 always welcome.
Pines at Crystal Lake was one of several summer hotels that welcomed
visitors to Gilmanton in the 19th and 20th centuries.
Gilmanton Historical Society’s Pat Clarke presents a program on the
Hotels on Tuesday, August 22, 7:30 pm at Old Town Hall, Gilmanton
To The Editor
The Ellis-Geddes-Levitt American Legion Auxiliary
Unit 102 of Gilmanton, NH will again be present at Gilmanton’s Old
Home Day celebration on Saturday, August 19, 2017 from 10 a.m. – 3
p.m. on the grounds of the historic Smith Meeting House. Please
stop by our home-baked goods table for a morning muffin or afternoon
snack and everything in between. The Unit will also be raffling a
Home Goods basket. One does not have to be present to win.
proceeds help to support local veterans, their families and the
community. Please plan to attend this family event to enjoy games,
music, shows, fun and to catch up with friends, old and new. You may
look for our table next to the Meeting House. In addition to our
food and raffle basket, the Veterans At Rest project will be on
display as well as information about our organization. For
additional information, you may visit
Hope to see you there and that you have a fun day.
American Legion Auxiliary
Ellis-Geddes-Levitt Unit #102