Nesmith Library

Windham, New Hampshire

New Hampshire on High: Historic and Unusual Weathervanes of the Granite State

Historian and author, Glenn Knoblock offers a fun and engaging look at the historic and unusual weathervanes found on New Hampshire's churches, town halls, and other public buildings from the earliest times to the present. His presentation “New Hampshire on High: Historic and Unusual Weathervanes of the Granite State,” explores the history, practical usage, symbolism, and manufacturing of these beautiful weathervanes.

"Glenn Knoblock is an independent scholar and author of fifteen books and over 100 articles. He is also the author and historian on projects relating to Northern New England bridges, New Hampshire cemeteries, and brewing history, and African-American military history. Knoblock has served as the main military contributor to Harvard and Oxford University's landmark African-American Biography Project. He holds a BA in History from Bowling Green State University." www.nhhumanities.org/programs/new-hampshire-high-historic-and-unusual-weathervanes-granite-state

This program is made possible by a generous grant from the New Hampshire Humanities, and is for ages 13 and up. Registration is required. Please call the library at 432-7154 to register or for more information.

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Date: 
Tuesday, July 23, 2019 - 6:30pm
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