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:

Saturday, November 13, 2021 7:00pm

Where:

The Center at Eastman, Draper Room
6 Clubhouse Lane
Grantham NH 03753

Hosted By:

Eastman Community Association

Contact Info:

Lorie McClory
603-863-4240