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:

Tuesday, November 16, 2021 5:30pm

Where:

Gilford Public Library
31 Potter Hill Road
Gilford NH 03249

Hosted By:

Gilford Public Library

Contact Info:

Gilford Public Library
603-524-6042