Historical Society Speaker 2/15/19


Moved and Seconded:  Town Meeting in New Hampshire

Rebecca Rule, drawing on research from her delightful book, Moved and Seconded: Town Meeting in New Hampshire, the Present, the Past, and the Future, will address the Walpole Historical Society’s gathering on Friday, February 15, 2019 in the Walpole Town Hall at 7 pm.  She will tell stories of the rituals, traditions, and history of Town Meeting, including the perennial characters, the literature, the humor, and the wisdom of this uniquely New England institution.  

Rebecca is the author of eleven books, including N is for New Hampshire; Headin’for the Rhubarb: a NH Dictionary ( well kinda); as well as the children’s picture book, The Iciest Diciest Scariest Sled Ride Ever.   For ten years, she hosted “The New Hampshire Authors Series” on NHPTV,and currently hosts “Our Hometown”, also on NHPTV. She has a Doctor of Humane Letters from New England College and has been collecting and telling stories of New Hampshire and New England for more than 25 years.   This event is funded courtesy of The New  Hampshire Humanities Council and is free and open to all.  Refreshments will also be available.  Join us on Friday at 7pm at the Walpole Town Hall.  

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