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New England Lighthouses and the People Who Kept Them

May 22nd, 2021 · No Comments · City Library, Events, Main Branch, Virtual Programs

Join the Manchester City Library on Tuesday, June 22, 2021 at 6pm for an illuminating presentation via Zoom on New England Lighthouses!

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Contra Dancing in New Hampshire Then and Now

September 20th, 2013 · Comments Off on Contra Dancing in New Hampshire Then and Now · City Library, Events, Main Branch

Since the late 1600s, the lively tradition of contra dancing has kept people of all ages swinging and sashaying in barns, town halls, and schools around the state.

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Songs of Old New Hampshire with Jeff Warner

September 29th, 2008 · Comments Off on Songs of Old New Hampshire with Jeff Warner · City Library, Main Branch

Drawing heavily on the repertoire of traditional singer Lena Bourne Fish (1873-1945) of Jaffrey/Temple, New Hampshire, presenter Jeff Warner offers the songs and stories that, in the words of Carl Sandburg, tell us ‘where we came from and what brought us along.’ These ballads, love songs, and comic pieces reveal the experiences and emotions of […]

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