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May 2017

Revolutionary Story Time!

May 4 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am

NEW PROGRAM! $5-$10 suggested donation Fire up your imagination! From 9:30am to 10:30am preschoolers (children 3-5 years old) and their caregivers are invited to join us at Folsom Tavern to read books relating to the Revolution, Colonial history, and beyond. Re-enactor and musician Mike Welch  will share books, stories, crafts, music, and more. Due to the historic nature of the tavern, strollers are not allowed. Reservations required.

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Opening Day Celebration

May 6 @ 10:00 am - May 7 @ 4:00 pm
Ladd-Gilman House and Folsom Tavern, 1 Governors Lane
Exeter, 03833
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Join us on May 6th for the start of our 2017 season to be one of the first to see our new exhibits and participate in hands-on learning about the Revolutionary War era.  Learn the history of the Revolutionary War thru the lens of the Ladd-Gilman House. Experience the Children’s Exhibit at the Folsom Tavern.  Learn more about the new exhibits through guided tours from our graduate interns.  We will also be particpating in Exeter's Kids' Day with children's games on…

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Tavern Talk: “Crucible of Peace: The Treaty that Created the American Republic”

May 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Folsom Tavern, 164 Water Street
Exeter, NH
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More than two hundred years after it was signed, the peace treaty that ended the Revolutionary War remains one of America’s great neglected topics.  There has been an enormous amount written on the United States’ other two founding documents:  the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution of 1787.  By contrast, the Treaty ofParis (1783) is largely absent from both popular and scholarly histories.  As this talk will show, the act of making peace was as transformative as the war that…

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Lunch & Learn: “What’s Up with Colonial Reenacting?”

May 30 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Free!   Preregistration required. Please bring your lunch to enjoy during the lecture.  Have you ever wondered what it takes to be an historical reenactor?  Are you interested in learning more about the people behind the clothes, how they develop their roles and how they got started in first place?  Come to the Folsom Tavern to hear first hand about the life of a Colonial reenactor.  Reenactor Mike Welch will briefly present one of his roles, share his personal history with…

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June 2017

Revolutionary Story Time!

June 1 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Folsom Tavern, 164 Water Street
Exeter, NH
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NEW PROGRAM! $5-$10 suggested donation Fire up your imagination! From 9:30am to 10:30am preschoolers (children 3-5 years old) and their caregivers are invited to join us at Folsom Tavern to read books relating to the Revolution, Colonial history, and beyond. Re-enactor and musician Mike Welch  will share books, stories, crafts, music, and more. Due to the historic nature of the tavern, strollers are not allowed. Reservations required.

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