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Announcing our 2021 Quarterly Presentation Lineup!

June 16, 2021

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*****DUE TO THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC  SOME PROGRAMS ARE BEING DELAYED UNTIL THE PANDEMIC IS IN THE REAR-VIEW MIRROR.  WE WILL PROVIDE UPDATES AS AVAILABLE.

The Bartlett Historical Society Board of Directors is holding our Annual Meeting and 1st Quarter presentation via "ZOOM" on Sunday, January 24, 2021.  The agenda for the meeting is:

 

2:00 – 2:30:         Phil Franklin, BHS President, will review the 2020 Annual Report.  We will also have an election of officers for the BHS Board during this time period

2:30 – 3:15:         Scottie Mallett, our Railroad Committee historian, will present an overview of the work the Railroad Committee has completed on their research of the Bartlett and Hart’s Location railroad history

Following these presentations, we will open the floor for questions.

 

Taking safety precautions because of the COVID-19 pandemic, we are only holding this meeting online using the Zoom meeting platform.  There is no physical location or in-person meeting.

 

Our Zoom license will only allow 100 participants in the meeting.  If there is more than one person in your household planning to attend the meeting, please plan to attend the meeting together.

 

The meeting information and link to the meeting are below.  You can join or leave the meeting at any time while the meeting is actively in progress.

 

Bartlett Historical Society Board of Directors is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.  When you link to the meeting, it will be in the name of Susan Franklin, our BHS Treasurer.  She holds our BHS Zoom license.

 

If you have attended a Zoom meeting in the past on your computer, all you need to do is click on the link below where it says “Join Zoom Meeting.”  You will be muted when you join but we will open the meeting for questions.

 

If you are new to Zoom, Click on the “Join Zoom Meeting” link and Zoom will prompt you with a series of simple set up instructions that generally takes less than five minutes to complete.  It’s really simple, even Phil Franklin can do it!  In case you want more information on Zoom on your computer, here’s a link that gives more information.  A Step-by-Step Guide to a Zoom Meeting | Seniors Guide

 

We look forward to having as many of you in the meeting as possible.  We’ll see you Sunday, January 24th.

 

Phil Franklin

 

ZOOM LINK INFORMATION BELOW

 

Topic: Bartlett Historical Annual Meeting & 1st Quarter Presentation

Time: Jan 24, 2021 02:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

 

Join Zoom Meeting

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Meeting ID: 810 9706 8765

Passcode: 119384

2020 Presentations You Might Have Missed OR were cancelled: 

CANCELLED:  Wednesday, October 21:  “A Century of Railroading in Crawford Notch” with Ben English

From the 1860’s to the late 1950’s, the railroads played a major role in the growth and vitality of the area.  Ben, a railroad historian and BHS member, will tell us about the rise and fall of the railroads in our area.

Bartlett Elementary School, Cafeteria, Route 302, Bartlett,  Time:  7:00 p.m.

All of our programs are open to the public.  Donations are gratefully accepted at the door to help cover the costs of each presentation.

CANCELLED:  Wednesday, June 17:  “The Role of the US Forest Service in the White Mountains” with Clare Long

We are surrounded by national forest land and we see the US Forest Service vehicles and staff throughout the area.  Clare will talk about the role of the Forest Service in our community and national forest.

Bartlett Elementary School, Cafeteria, Route 302, Bartlett,  Time:  7:00 p.m.

CANCELLED: Wednesday, April 15:  “The Story of NH’s Road Markers” with Michael Bruno

Throughout our state, including right here in Bartlett, there are green markers with white lettering noting historic sites along our roadsides.  John will give us the background on these markers and enlighten us with some of the more unusual ones.

Bartlett Elementary School, Cafeteria, Route 302, Bartlett,  Time:  7:00 p.m.

Wednesday, January 15:  “A History of the NH Presidential Primary” by John Gfoerer

This program presents a brief history of the New Hampshire Presidential Primary, from its origins during the Progressive era of the early twentieth century, through its evolution to the most important step toward being elected President of the United States.  Just in time for our primary day!

Bartlett Elementary School, Cafeteria, Route 302, Bartlett,  Time:  7:00 p.m.

2019 Presentation Line-up:

 

January 27: “Recollections of Bartlett Volume III”—with a new Panel of Bartlett “Historians” SORRY, THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED.  

 

April 10: “Building Stone Walls” with Kevin Gardner Kevin is a NH stone wall builder and author (“The Granite Kiss”). He will enlighten us in the art of building dry stone walls while he actually works on a small scale wall right in the presentation. Bartlett Elementary School, Cafeteria, Route 302, Bartlett, Time: 7:00 p.m.

 

June 12: “Broadcasting from Atop the Rock Pile” with Marty Engstrom Marty was a local broadcaster who entertained audiences from the top of Mount Washington. Listen to his stories of broadcasting from the highest point in the northeast with the worst weather in the world. Bartlett Elementary School, Cafeteria, Route 302, Bartlett, Time: 7:00 p.m.

 

October 10: “An Updated Look at the History of the CCC Camps” with Dave Govatski Dave has presented to our BHS audience before on the topic of CCC camps in the area but he has a newly updated program on the topic. Join us to learn what’s new on the topic of the CCC camps. Bartlett Elementary School, Cafeteria, Route 302, Bartlett, Time: 7:00 p.m.

 

All of our programs are open to the public. Donations are gratefully accepted at the door to help cover the costs of each presentation.

 

 

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