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New Hampshire Cemeteries and Gravestones

Friday, October 24, 7pm
Barnstead Town Hall
108 South Barnstead Road

Rubbings, photographs, and slides illustrate the rich variety of gravestones to be found in our own neighborhoods, but they also tell long-forgotten stories of such historical events as the Great Awakening, the Throat Distemper epidemic, and the American Revolution. Find out more about these deeply personal works of art and the craftsmen who carved them with Glenn Knoblock, and learn how to read the stone "pages" that give insight into the vast genealogical book of New Hampshire.

Co-sponsored by the Barnstead Historical Society and the Oscar Foss Memorial Library.

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