Presentation on women’s role as tavern keepers

September 24th, 2013 by Lynn

    MEREDITH — The Meredith Public Library and the Meredith Historical Society will be offering a special program through a grant from the N.H. Humanities Council on colonial era taverns.

    On Tuesday, Oct. 1, at 7 p.m., Marcia Schmidt Blaine will explore why a woman would take on the challenge of running the potentially most disruptive place in town.

    Blaine is a historian of New Hampshire and New England history and the chair of the Department of History and Philosophy at Plymouth State University.

    The talk is free and open to the public. The program will be presented at the Historical Society Building, 45 Main St. For more information call 524-6586.

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