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Saturday, August 21st

Historic Center Location

10AMDigging into Native NH HistoryRobert Goodby – Center Club
11AMLandscape – History of New EnglandMichael Gagnon – Center Club
11AMSchoolhouse DemonstrationPaula Fortner – School House
NoonAbenaki Music & DrumsBryan Blanchette – Barn Stage
NoonPicnicField behind Barn
1PMAbenaki Uses of Native PlantsLynn Clowe & Jennifer Raymond
1PMSchoolhouse DemonstrationPaula Fortner – School House
2PMBaseball demonstrationBrian Seehy – Neal Field
2PMDrama – History of HillsboroughGerard Foss & Jay Emmert – Center Club
3PMAbenaki StoriesBrian Chenevert – Maple Grove

Jones Road Location

9AMEvent opens to the public
10AMFrench and Indian Tactical Demonstration
11AM – 4PMIndividual Unit Drills, Displays, and Demonstrations (may include cannon fire)
NoonMassed artillery demonstration
1PMRevolutionary War Tactical Demonstration
2:30PMCivil War Tactical Demonstration
Noon – 3PMPanning for GoldRuss Galpin
7PMDances of 1700-1800Mary DesRosiers

Sunday, August 22nd

Historic Center Location

10AMOld Fashioned ServiceRev. Paul O’Neil – Methodist Church
10AMCongregational ServiceRev. Bonnie Stagg – Congregational Church
11AMCake WalkCenter Club
11AMSchoolhouse DemonstrationPaula Fortner – School House
NoonPicnicField behind Barn
NoonDrama – History of HillsboroughGerard Foss & Jay Emmert – Center Club
NoonAbenaki Trail ProjectSherry Gould & Daryl Peasley – Barn Stage (Rain date 1PM in the Center Club)
1PMSpelling BeePaula Fortner – School House
2PMChildren’s ParadeJames McDonough – Around Green
3PMSilent Auction Closing / Winners announcedBarn Stage

On-going/All Day Events

Abenaki basket making – Sherry Gould – Exhibit Area
Abenaki pottery – Vicki Blanchard – Exhibit Area
Abenaki Birchbark Canoe – Reid Schwartz – Exhibit Area
Art Exhibit / Pump Organ demonstration – Sissi Shattuck – Congregational Church
Stone wall building – Kevin Fife – Near Horse sheds
Blacksmithing – Bob Arredondo – Near Horse Sheds
Farm Animals – Ed Naile – Horse Sheds
Building life-size wigwams – Boy Scouts – Behind Methodist Church
Abenaki Games/Crafts – Deanna Neal – Exhibit Area
Underground Railroad in NH – Michelle Sherburne
Weaving – Hope Thomas – Barn
Spinning – Anita Vassar – Barn
Quilting – Liliana Michaella (Sunday only) – Barn
Whittling spoons – Richard Harbour – Exhibit Area
Shaker broom making – Everett Bailey – Exhibit Area
Laundry – Rachel Morgan – Exhibit Area
Ice Cream/butter making – Marie Salamone – Exhibit Area
Antique Tool Exhibit – Val Berghaus – Exhibit Area
Maple Syrup – Charlie Hunt – Exhibit Area
Abenaki Plant Uses – Monadnock Herb Society – Exhibit Area
NH History – Historical Societies & Organizations – Exhibit Area
Baseball exhibit booth – Brian Seehy – Exhibit Area
Silent Auction – ends at 3PM on Sunday – Barn
Tours around Green – Melinda Gehris (On request)
Tour of Cemetery – Norma Webster (10:30 – 3)
Walk to Lookout – self-guided
Tours around Center – self-guided

Jones Road Location – to give time to the reenactors to get packed up before the rain at 3, we will be closing down at noon.

9AMEvent opens to the public
10AMFrench and Indian Tactical Demonstration
11AM – NoonIndividual Unit Drills, Displays, and Demonstrations (may include cannon fire)
TBAMassed artillery demonstration
TBARevolutionary War Tactical Demonstration
TBACivil War Tactical Demonstration
Noon! Re-enactors start to pack up
11AM – 2PMPanning for GoldRuss Galpin

On-going/All Day Events

Re-enactor demonstrations
Sutlers (vendors) selling and demonstrating
Quilting – Liliana Michaella (Saturday only)


Modern-day food will be sold at both locations throughout the day, and desserts at the dance on Saturday.

Note: Schedule is subject to change without notice, but we’ll do our best to keep it as posted, and make changes here if we need to.

Shuttle Bus

There will a regular passenger shuttle bus to take you from one location to the other. The cost is free, but donations are greatly appreciated to support the Greater Hillsboro Senior Services who is generously providing this service.