Leach Library Hosts “Vanished Veterans: New Hampshire’s Civil War Monuments and Memorials”
On Thursday, January 17 at 7:00 p.m., Mr. George Morrison will present “Vanished Veterans: New Hampshire’s Civil War Monuments and Memorials” at Leach Library.
Mr. Morrison graduated from the University of New Hampshire with a Bachelor of Arts in History in 1982. He served thirty years as a high school teacher and became a life-long photographer, historian, and motorcyclist. He traveled over 18,000 miles during the course of this project.
From Seabrook to Colebrook, Berlin to Hinsdale, New Hampshire’s towns, individuals, and veterans’ organizations erected a fascinating assortment of memorials to The War of the Rebellion. Historian George Morrison will share a diverse selection of New Hampshire’s commemorations and their stories including the Soldier’s Memorial in Londonderry’s Town Common.
This program is free and open to the public with seating limited to the first 90 individuals. It will be held in the library’s lower-level meeting room. Light refreshments will be served.