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Ghosts of Winter Street Cemetery to Take Place this Saturday

On Saturday, October 22, the American Independence Museum will host “Ghosts of Winter Street Cemetery,” as some of Exeter’s famous and infamous former residents will tell their stories and answer questions from visitors. Tours for Ghosts of Winter Street Cemetery will...

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Museum lecture series continues with exploration of Lafayette

Founding partner in Lynch, Brewer, Hoffman & Fink, LLP, a Boston-based law firm, Alan Hoffman will speak on the role Lafayette played as a symbol of Franco-American friendship at the American Independence Museum’s next evening lecture on October 4. President of...

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Moat Mountain Brewing Co. joins Beer for History in Exeter

Americans have long revered their pint of beer, which underscores the popularity of the American Independence Museum’s Beer for History series in Exeter and one of the reasons Moat Mountain Brewing Co. recently joined the lineup. “I am really excited to be part of...

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The Fabulous Find continues to make a difference

Open for 6 years, The Fabulous Find in Kittery has given away more than $870,000 to local nonprofits, which continues to delight new recipients, including the American Independence Museum in Exeter. “We were elated to hear of our selection,” said Museum Executive...

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Museum plans to send ‘Trunk’ packing

Funded in part by a grant from the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation, the American Independence Museum’s ‘Traveling Trunk’ program will launch this fall. According to Education Manager Abigail Pietrantonio. The program will provide “a museum-quality, educationally...

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New ‘growth’ at American Independence Museum

At the American Independence Museum, one of its primary objectives is to engage visitors of all ages with opportunities to explore Revolutionary history in unique ways, which is tangibly demonstrated in its new Colonial Cutting Garden. Planted with heirloom plants...

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