Granite Gallows: The Origins of New Hampshire's Debate over the Death Penalty


Presenter: Chris Benedetto

As one of the last northeastern states with capital punishment still on the books and with its first person on death row since 1939, New Hampshire continues to struggle with this controversial issue. Chris Benedetto examines the history of the death penalty in New Hampshire and the major legal and social issues which challenged our predecessors, revealing that many of these issues still haunt us today. 


Event Details


Tuesday, February 23, 2021 5:00pm


Gilford Public Library
31 Potter Hill road
Gilford NH 03249

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Gilford Public Library

Contact Info:

Kayleigh Thomas