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“Girling of It”: Desire & Dating in 18th Century Keene~ Abner Sanger’s pursuit of Abigail Washburn & Hepzibah Crossfield

June 29 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

June 29.  “Girling of It”: Desire & Dating in 18th Century Keene~ Abner Sanger’s pursuit of Abigail Washburn & Hepzibah Crossfield.

Bruder House, 349 Main Street, Keene. 

2:30 pm. $5/person.

Meet 18th Century Characters at the Wyman Tavern: In his diary, Abner Sanger documented his interactions with many other residents of Keene, but he gave particular attention to his love interests.  Rivalry and competition for affection frame a story that gives insight into Keene’s lively wartime dating scene.  A discussion with the audience will follow this 20-minute presentation by JJ Prior and Emilia Whippie Prior.  Combine your visit with a guided tour of the Wyman Tavern at 1pm for $10/person and $5/person for Historical Society members.

 

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Date:
June 29
Time:
2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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Organizer

Historical Society of Cheshire County
Phone:
603521895
Email:
hscc@hsccnh.org

Venue

Bruder House
349 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431-0803
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