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

Virtual

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.

Registration info will be posted shortly.

Event Details

When:

Monday, November 8, 2021 7:00pm

Where:

Virtual
PO Box 90
Washington NH 03280

Hosted By:

Washington Historical Society

Contact Info:

Susan Fairchild
781-325-6003