Published DateMOULTONBOROUGH — The Moultonborough Recreation Department is now accepting registrations for a trip to Strawbery Banke and Prescott Park in Portsmouth on May 29.
Unique among outdoor history museums, Strawbery Banke traces 375 years of history in one of America's oldest continuously occupied neighborhoods. The lives of ordinary people are presented from Colonial times through World War II. The ten acre site features authentically restored houses and shops, period gardens and costumed role players.
Prescott Park, located across the street from Strawbery Banke, includes over 10 acres of beautiful waterfront property along the Piscataqua River. The grounds feature the municipal docks, the Sawtelle walking pier, the Emerson Hovey Fountain and the Liberty Pole.
Participants can bring their own lunch or visit downtown Portsmouth and choose one of the many restaurants. The trip will require a moderate amount of walking and the cost of lunch is not included.
Adults 18 years and older are invited to travel by coach bus (with lavatory) to Portsmouth, for this informative trip. The bus departs from the Moultonborough Recreation Department at 8:30 a.m. and will return at 5 p.m.
Pre-registration is required. Call 476-8868 to sign up or see the website at www.moultonboroughnh.gov for more details.