Announcing our 2020 Quarterly Presentation Lineup!

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

 

*****As of June 2 we have cancelled the April 15 AND the June 17 Presentations.  

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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.

 

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.

 

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.

2020 Presentations You Might Have Missed: 

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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