Published DateSANBORNTON — Daniel Heyduk will present a slide show and lecture telling the history of the Hersey Mountain area (part of the chain in the northwest area of Sanbornton/New Hampton) when the Sanbornton Historical Society meets on Thursday , May 4 at 7 p.m. at the Lane Tavern.
The public is invited free of charge. Refreshments are served after the lecture. For further information call Linda Salatiello 286-4526, Society Program chair.
Heyduk served as a conversation steward for the Hersey Mountain area of New Hampton. While acting as a land steward he researched the prehistory and post European history of the area using available county, state archives, the New Hampton and Sanbornton Historical Societies archives, and oral histories.
His slide presentation will touch upon the ice age, pre-European settlement patterns, the Blake Brook canoe carry, historical surveyors of the area towns, settlers, old roads, old cellar holes, stone walls, streams, ponds and forests. He writes a history column "Passing Time" for the Meredith News.