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Along The River, Tales from Cheshire County’s Connecticut River Towns with Alan F. Rumrill
February 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Alan Rumrill, director of The Historical Society of Cheshire County, will talk about three centuries of life along Connecticut River, beginning at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 21, in the Walpole Town Hall.
The Connecticut River comprises the entire western border of Cheshire County and has played a major role in the history of the region. Rumrill will share tales about the four New Hampshire towns located on the river: Hinsdale, Chesterfield, Westmoreland and Walpole. He will tell about the uses of the river, bridges, ferries, disasters, crimes, businesses, famous folks and everyday life along the river for the past 300 years.
The event is free of charge and open to all. Refreshments will be served.