Did you know?

We are going to start off this exhibit by asking you a few questions.

Did you know…

…that Exeter, NH served as the capital of New Hampshire during the American Revolution?

…that Exeter, NH was the location to which the newly minted Declaration of Independence was sent on July 16 of 1776?

…that the Declaration of Independence took over a week to arrive on horseback and was read from the steps of the Old Town House by a young man named John Taylor Gilman, whose descendents still live in town?