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Meredith Historical Society will Hear story of Roosevelt Funeral Train

MEREDITH  — On Tuesday, November 5, at 7 p.m. UNH's Carl Lindblade will present a talk on one of the greatest train events in U.S. history: the funeral train of President Roosevelt. Mr. Lindblade will weave into this discussion fascinating aspects of deception, cover-up, betrayal, a Russian spy, the A-bomb, a nation in mourning, a white Cadillac convertible, and a Russian portrait painter.

Lindblade began his career at the Balsams Resort in Dixville Notch and for the past 40 years has operated 3 and 4 diamond hotels & resorts. During this time he has received numerous recognitions and awards. He currently lectures in the hospitality management department at the University of New Hampshire. He also has a lifelong love of trains.

The Meredith Historical Society is located at 45 Main St. This program is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served. Meredith Historical Society is pleased to offer this presentation through the UNH Speakers Bureau. For more information, contact 524-6586.

 
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