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The Northfield Historical Society Hosting Program on Old Man of the Mountain (255) Announces Grant Award

NORTHFIELD — The Northfield Historical Society has received a grant from the New Hampshire Humanities Council to present "The Old Man of the Mountain: Substance and Symbol ". The program will be presented on Monday, June 16 at 7 p.m. at the Northfield Town Hall, 21 Summer Street, Northfield.

Speaker Maggie Stier is the statewide field service representative for the NH Preservation Alliance.
Since 2005 she has been affiliated with the Old man of the Mountain Legacy Fund, playing a key role in the development of the new Profile monument and plaza in Franconia Notch, and creating educational programs and events to build greater awareness of the resources of this unique area. She is co-author of "Into the Mountains: Stories of New England's Most Celebrated Peaks", and has written and lectured on a variety of topics related to cultural history and historic preservation. Ms. Stier is adjunct faculty at Plymouth State University and serves on the NH State Parks Advisory Council.

The Old Man of the Mountains, in Franconia Notch, has sparked observers' imaginations. The program details threats to the Old Man that led to its protection as a State Park, and to the construction of the Franconia Notch Parkway. Ms. Stier presents an analysis of what caused the Old Man to fall in 2003, summarizes private efforts to create a memorial, and leads a discussion of how this unique natural phenomenon may be remembered by future generations.

 

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Sanbornton church holding yard sale June 21

SANBORNTON — The Sanbornton Congregational Church-UCC will hold its annual yard sale on Saturday, June 21 from 8 a.m. to 12 noon.

The sale will take place in the old Town Hall in Sanbornton on Meetinghouse Hill Road, off Route 132. Garden tools, sporting equipment, toys, books, linens, kitchen items, collectables, holiday decorations, and a few local-grown plants for your garden will be available at bargain prices. You may also enjoy a glass of lemonade.
For further information contact the church at 286-3018.

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Pemi Fish and Game Hosting 3-D Archery Championship

HOLDERNESS —The Pemi Fish and Game Club in Holderness, is proud to have been chosen to host the final leg or shoot in the new IBO New England 3-D Archery Championship, known as "NECS" or New England Championship Series. The dates will coincide with the 16th annual IBO New Hampshire 3-D Archery Championship, a long tradition at the Pemi. One may shoot either Saturday, June 28 or Sunday, June 29 and may also choose to split the two 15-target rounds into one each day. The targets will be a mix of different Rheinhart and McKenzie targets.

The Pemi was asked to host the NECS shoot by Jon Brown, the New England IBO Field Representative, and by Dave Castle, the New Hampshire IBO Field Director based on their assessment that over the years the Pemi has consistently held one of the best 3-D shoots in the Northeast. There will be a NECS shoot held in all six New England states and to be eligible for the New England Championship in any of over 30 different IBO classes, one must shoot in at least two of these matches in the other five New England states to qualify for the NECS recognition at the Pemi shoot. See www.ibo.com for more details on the six shoots.

Breakfast will be available from 7 to 10 a.m. both days and the usual burgers, dogs, chips,beans, drinks, etc from 10 a.m. to late afternoon both days.

Call Match Director Fred Allen at 603-968-9944 or email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with your offers or questions. See the club web site at www.pemi.org

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Vendor space available for Center Harbor Church Craft Fair

CENTER HARBOR — The Center Harbor Congregational Church will hold its annual Craft Fair/Flea Market on Saturday, July 12.

Vendor space is still available both indoors (tables supplied indoors) and outdoors.  To register or leave a message for more information contact the church office at 253-7698.

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