Last chance to register for Ghosts of Winter Street Cemetery

A family-friendly event, Ghosts of Winter Street Cemetery provides visitors with the opportunity to learn about some of Exeter’s most famous residents from the colonial period with emphasis on the Folsom and Gilman families. Taking place at Winter Street Cemetery on...

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Earth Eagle Brewings to pour at next Beer for History

On Thursday, October 12 at the American Independence Museum’s Folsom Tavern, the last Beer for History in 2017 will take place with Portsmouth-based Earth Eagle Brewings as the featured brewer. Combining craft brews and colonial games the second annual seasonal event...

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Museum partner’s roots run deep in Exeter

While the specific dollar amount of a corporation’s philanthropic investment is often highlighted in the media, what is often lost are the connections between supporters and a nonprofit institution. “Many of our business partners truly care about the museum and its...

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Busy event season continues at American Independence Museum

History can be fun and relevant, which is an idea that underscores several upcoming events at the American Independence Museum. On Wednesday, September 27, the museum will host its popular Homeschool program. Throughout the day, students will learn from trained...

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Time for stories and play at the American Independence Museum

This past spring, the American Independence Museum in Exeter offered its first program for preschool age children with Revolutionary Story Time. Housed in the museum’s 1775 Folsom Tavern, the program has recently been expanded to include 90 additional minutes of...

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Gov. Chris Sununu Visits American Independence Museum

Reprinted from Seacoast Media Online - August 2, 2017 EXETER — Gov. Chris Sununu was given a “welcome home” at the American Independence Museum on Wednesday afternoon, as the museum was once the governor’s mansion in the late 1700s when John Taylor Gilman held the...

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