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September 18, 2013
New Hampshire In The Clipper Ship Era At Gilmanton
New Hampshire in the Age of Clipper Ships is Glenn
Knoblock’s topic at
the Gilmanton Historical Society on Tuesday, September 24th
at Old Town Hall in Gilmanton Iron Works.
New Hampshire in the Age of Clipper Ships is the subject of the
final program in the 2013 summer series at the Gilmanton Historical
Society on Tuesday, September 24th, 7:30 pm at Old Town Hall in
Gilmanton Iron Works.
Glenn Knoblock explores our nation’s maritime past with this
exciting look at the fastest sailing ships ever built in America.
Learn how the clippers evolved, who built them and why, as well as
New Hampshire’s important role in supplying these unique ships. The
program is made possible by a grant from the NH Humanities Council.
Refreshments and social hour begin at 7 pm; the program begins
promptly at 7:30. The Society’s Museum is also open at 7 pm. The
program is free and open to the public; donations to support the
work of the Society are gratefully received.
The Gilmanton Historical Society offers a number of publications on
the history of the Town. They are available at all Society programs,
at the Town Clerk’s Office, and at the Brick House in Gilmanton
Corners. The Society’s Museum, at Old Town Hall is open Saturdays
from 10 am until noon, and at 7 pm before each of the summer