Presenting the 2018 Wyman Tavern Lecture Series:

“Indigenous people, history and culture into the 21st century”

Tuesday. July. 24.  7pm
Historical Society
246 Main St.  Keene

Lynn Keating Murphy, Abenaki Indian, master educator, and descendent of the Sadoques of Keene will discuss the history of her family in the Connecticut River Valley and Quebec and their basket-making traditions.


Sunday, October 7, 2018.  2pm.   
Colonial Theatre | Main St. Keene
Film A Good Day to Die (2010)
FREE Event | Open to the Public

A Good Day to Die is a 2010 documentary that chronicles the American Indian Movement (AIM) that fought for the civil rights of American Indians. This film is shown as a collaborative series between the Historical Society of Cheshire County and the Colonial Theatre of Keene, showcasing the history and culture of Native Peoples.


Wednesday, August 29  7pm
Historical Society
246 Main St.  Keene

Join Keith Stavely and Kathleen Fitzgerald book signing for their early American cooking book and Linda Stavely will prepare samples of early American recipes including a Native American inspired dish.

Saturday, November 3. 10-4 pm
Presentation from 4-5pm
Basket Day
Historical Society | 246Main St. Keene
Members of the public are invited to bring their baskets, and basket experts will be available at the full-day event to identify and record the age, origin, physical characteristics, and known history of each basket.
The Basket Day will end with a talk by basket expert Lynn Clark on the history of Native American baskets in the Monadnock Region and New Hampshire, and by Lynn Murphy on her family’s Abenaki Indian basket history.