Thursday, February 3, 2011

Local History Fair, 13 February 2011, Nashua Public Library


Hunt Memorial Building
built in 1903 as Nashua's public library

Free for the whole family!

At the Nashua Local History Fair the speakers will feature Susan Fieneman discussing Nashua’s One Room Schoolhouse #1, Steve Daly on the Nashua Dodgers, Amy Prouty Gill will speak of the Mine Falls Gatehouse and Hunt Memorial Building restoration projects, and also Bill Veillette discussing “Researching Your Old House.” There will also be a talk on the library’s local history and genealogical materials, repeated at 2PM and at 3:30 PM.

The exhibit area will feature booths by the Nashua Historical Society, the New Hampshire Historical Society, The Nashua Family History Center, and authors of books about local history.

You can pick up a signed copy of “The Nashua Experience: A Three Decade Upgrade, 1978 – 2008” for $25, written by three of Nashua’s librarians. This is a sequel to the “The Nashua Experience”.

You can also see two Nashua themed films. One is “New Hampshire Remembered” which features long gone landmarks such as Pine Island Park of Manchester, Benson’s Animal Farm and the Bedford Grove Dance Hall. The second film features movies of the centennial parade of 1953, and the sesquicentennial parade of 2003, where you might recognize some of the faces!

For more information:

Nashua Local History Fair, at the Nashua Public Library, 2 Court Street. For directions www.nashualibrary.org/directions.htm Sunday, February 13, from 1:30 to 4:30, Snow Date March 6.

Please click on www.tinyurl.com/npllectures for details about the Local History Fair schedule, or call Carol at (603) 589-4610. If you would like to provide an exhibit related to Nashua history, please email carol.eyman@nashualibrary.org

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