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:

Thursday, November 17, 2022 6:30pm

Where:

Hooksett Public Library
31 Mount Saint Mary's Way
Hooksett NH 03106

Hosted By:

Hooksett Historical Society

Contact Info:

Jim Sullivan
603-315-0084