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October 2017

Ghosts of Winter Street Cemetery

October 21 @ 2:00 pm - 4:15 pm
Winter Street Cemetery, Corners of Winter St and Front St
Exeter, 03833
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$7.00

Step back in time and meet some of Exeter’s famous and infamous former residents. At the historic Winter Street Cemetery, you will be able to wander the cemetery and meet friendly spirits who will tell their stories and answer questions. Tours for Ghosts of Winter Street will meet at the Cemetery (not at the museum!) at the intersection of Winter Street, Front Street and Railroad Ave in Exeter. There are four tours: 2pm, 2:30pm, 3:00pm, and 3:30pm, each lasting approx.…

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November 2017

Revolutionary Story Time!

November 2 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Folsom Tavern, 164 Water Street
Exeter, NH
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NEW PROGRAM! $5-$10 suggested donation Fire up your imagination! From 9:30am to 10:30am, preschoolers (children 3-5 years old) and their caregivers are invited to join us at Folsom Tavern to read books relating to the Revolution, Colonial history, and beyond. Re-enactor and musician Mike Welch will share books, stories, crafts, music, and more. Due to the historic nature of the Tavern, strollers are not allowed. Reservations required.

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Lunch and Learn: “Secrets of the American Independence Museum: Collection Close-Up”

November 7 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Folsom Tavern, 164 Water Street
Exeter, NH
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Free

Free! Preregistration required. Please bring your lunch to enjoy during the lecture. Did you know the Museum has a collection of over 3,000 historical artifacts and objects? Many of these are hidden gems that are not regularly part of our exhibits.  Join the Museum curator for a behind the scenes peek at some of her favorite and most fascinating secret treasures. Presented by Rachel Passannante

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Veterans Day at the Museum

November 11 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Ladd-Gilman House, 1 Governors Way
Exeter, NH 03833 United States
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Veterans, and their immediate family members, are free.  Come learn about our country’s earliest veterans, and the country’s oldest veterans organization, the Society of the Cincinnati. Free Admission to all active and retired military personnel and members.

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Tavern Talk: “Your Most Important Role in a Democracy: Thinking for Yourself”

November 16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Folsom Tavern, 164 Water Street
Exeter, NH
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Free! Preregistration required. Democracies stand for an ideal political system run "by the people, for the people." Democracy is rooted in the idea that power should be vested in the people, in part because people are smart and the majority opinion is usually the best decision.  In fact, social science supports the idea that majorities make better decisions than those made by individuals. However, the ideal democratic system is easily perverted by influence tactics that manipulate and alter the thinking of…

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