Published DateGILMANTON — Enjoy some real country fiddling and learn about the career of Charles Ross Taggart, who toured the country with his fiddle for more than 40 years in the early 20th century.
Adam Boyce brings his story to the Gilmanton Historical Society on Tuesday evening, June 25 at 7:30 p.m. at the Old Town Hall on Route 140 in Gilmanton Iron Works. The program is supported by the New Hampshire Humanities Council.
Refreshments and social hour begin at 7 p,m; the program begins promptly at 7:30. The Society's Museum is also open at 7 p.m. The program is free and open to the public; donations to support the work of the Society are gratefully received
The Society's summer series is presented on the 4th Tuesday of each month, May through September.
Gilmanton Architecture is Richard Guy Wilson's subject in July; Pat Clarke presents the history of the Gilmanton Academy in August; The summer's final program, in September features New Hampshire in the Age of Clipper Ships with Glenn Knoblock.
The Gilmanton Historical Society offers a number of publications on the history of the Town. They are available at all Society programs, at the Town Clerk's Office, and at the Brick House in Gilmanton Corners. The Society's Museum, at Old Town Hall, is open Saturdays from 10 a.m. until noon, and at 7 p.m. before each of the summer programs.
Adam Boyce bring The Old Country Fiddler, Charles Ross Taggart, to the Gilmanton Historical Society on Tuesday, June 25. (Courtesy photo)