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.
Thursday, November 17, 2022 6:30pm
Hooksett Public Library31 Mount Saint Mary's WayHooksett NH 03106
Hooksett Historical Society
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