• 24

    Apr, 18

  • Vernal Pool Stroll

    35 Daniels Hill Road
    Keene, NH 03431 United States

    April 24 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    Every spring, small depressions in the northern forest floor come alive, filling with rain, melting snow, and, eventually, salamander and frog eggs. By summer’s end, many of these vernal pools will have dried out, revealing little trace of the life they contained in April & May. Join us for a moderately-strenuous, 1.2-mile round-trip hike to […]

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  • 27

    Apr, 18

  • Spring Bird Walk & Talk (Part 1)

    35 Daniels Hill Road
    Keene, NH 03431 United States

    April 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    Dozens of colorful migratory birds species return to from the tropics to their breeding grounds in New England every spring.  Join the Antioch Bird Club for an educational presentation about the spectacle of these birds and their local spring migration.  This presentation will take place in the Community Room at Antioch University New England at […]

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  • 28

    Apr, 18

  • Spring Bird Walk & Talk (Part 2)

    35 Daniels Hill Road
    Keene, NH 03431 United States

    April 28 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am

    Join Antioch Bird Club for a fun and educational walk and guided identification of birds in their local spring migration.   This will be a moderately strenuously hike at the Horatio Colony Nature Preserve. Meet at the Preserve parking lot on Daniels Hill Road in Keene at 8:00 AM.  Please bring water, a snack and binoculars for […]

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  • 02

    May, 18

  • Two Sides of the Coin

    199 Main Street,
    Keene, NH 03431 United States

    May 2 @ 11:00 am - September 2 @ 4:00 pm

    Native American & Early Colonists Cultural Clashes:  An exhibit highlighting both sides of the story of the Native American and English Colonial struggle for control of the natural environment of New England, and specifically Cheshire County.  Native American archaeological finds from Swanzey, as well as 18th century farm  and domestic items from regional colonial settlers will […]

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  • 05

    May, 18

  • Annual Quest Fest

    199 Main Street,
    Keene, NH 03431 United States

    May 5 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    Join us for Quest Fest 2018 to explore Keene’s special places and history. A quest uses maps, riddles and clues to challenge you to find hidden treasure boxes.  “Keene Quests” feature seven sites covering both city and country.   The quests were developed by local students. Begin at noon by getting your free quest book and […]

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  • 07

    Jun, 18

  • Our Beloved Kin: A New History of King Philip’s War

    June 7 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

    Author Dr. Lisa Brooks will present the multifaceted history of this area, giving a deeper understanding of Native history and place. The focus will be the area around Ashuelot as an important space in King Philip’s War, and especially in Mary Rowlandson’s captivity narrative.  The presentation will cover the complex picture of war, captivity, and […]

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  • 27

    Jun, 18

  • Digging Into Native History In New Hampshire

    June 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

    Abenaki history has been reduced to near-invisibility as a result of conquest, a conquering culture that placed little value on the Indian experience, and a strategy of self-preservation that required many Abenaki to go “underground,” concealing their true identities for generations to avoid discrimination and persecution.  Dr. Robert Goodby reveals archaeological evidence that shows their […]

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  • 12

    Jul, 18

  • Old- Time Children’s Games in the Garden

    199 Main Street,
    Keene, NH 03431 United States

    July 12 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

    Rolling Hoops, Game of Graces, Jaxs, Marbles and Croquet.  Don’t know how to play?  We will teach you. Enjoy the merriment of these old fashioned games – an excellent family program. Please note these programs are weather dependent.  Phone the museum at 603 352-0460 if weather is questionable.

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