Our National Thanksgiving: With Thanks to President Lincoln and Mrs. Hale

Presenter: Sharon & Steve Wood

Sarah Josepha Hale, a Newport, NH native, tells the story of her 30 year effort to have Thanksgiving declared a national holiday. President Abraham Lincoln enters at the end of her tale to read his 1863 Thanksgiving proclamation. Sharon Wood portrays Hale and Steve Wood portrays Lincoln in a living history presentation following background about their characters and the times. This presentation is only available as an in-person presentation. 

Event Details

When:

Wednesday, November 9, 2022 6:00pm

Where:

Conway Public Library
15 Greenwood Avenue
Conway NH 03818

Hosted By:

Conway Public Library

Contact Info:

Conway Public Library
603-447-5552