MEREDITH – The Meredith Historical Society has announced the resumption of its 2021 series of programs.
The summer / fall program will start on Tuesday August 3rd with a program called “George Sanborn – Meredith’s Progressive Champion” presented by Rudy Van Veghten. Rudy will review Sanborn’s accomplishments, including his founding of the Meredith News and the Meredith Library. On Tuesday, September 7, the Board of Directors of the Historical Society is organizing an open house at the Main Street Museum from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
On Tuesday, October 5, Robert Goodby, Ph.D. of Franklin Pierce University, will present “Digging into Native American History”. This NH Humanities sponsored program will offer a unique perspective on the history of the Abenaki, including revelations of archaeological evidence showing their deep presence here.
The final program will be “The Modern Era of Hotel Development – 1983 to 2019”. Edward “Rusty” Mclear will chronicle the momentum, challenges and results of four major hotel projects that have helped transform Meredith Village’s waterfront. This program will take place on Tuesday, November 9. All three presentations (September 7, October 5 and November 9) will take place at the Meredith Community Center. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. for light refreshments. Programs start at 7 p.m. All of the Society’s programs are free and everyone is welcome.