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What Lies Beneath Winnipesaukee?

LACONIA — Avid diver and history buff Hans Hug, Jr., will present the program "What Lies Beneath Winnipesaukee," Friday, Feb. 21 at 1:30 p.m. at Taylor Community's Woodside Building,435 Union Ave.

Hug, of Exeter, has dived all over the lake in search of artifacts, shipwrecks and more. He'll speak about his scuba diving adventures in the Big Lake and the things he has found there. Using old maps, photographs, historical research and high tech side-side-sonar, Hug has discovered many new and interesting things, including dozens of unknown shipwrecks. He'll bring some of the items he's found, as well as underwater photographs and sonar images, and will show a short video of one of the wrecks he located on the bottom of the lake.

This program is sure to delight lovers of the Big Lake as well as anyone who has an interest in history. The event is free and open to the public, but reservations are requested to ensure seating. Call 524-5600, Monday through Friday between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

 
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