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.
Event Details

When:

Wednesday, October 13, 2021 7:00pm

Where:

Springfield Meeting House
23 Four Corners Road
Springfield NH 03284

Hosted By:

Springfield Historical Society

Contact Info:

Springfield Historical Society
603-763-4805