MONTH EVENT
March

"The Underground Railroad, Abolitionists
and the KKK in Plainfield."

Sunday, March 26, at 3:00 p.m.
at the Plainfield Town Hall

Route 12A in Plainfield (Map)

Michelle Sherburne, author of "Abolition and the Underground Railroad in Vermont" and "Slavery and the Underground Railroad in NH" will talk about her research on Underground Railroad sites in the Upper Valley. Jane Fielder, KUA archivist, will talk about the impact of Cyrus Richards, known as the abolitionist headmaster of KUA. Jane Stephenson will share information about the resurgence of the KKK in the 1920s in rural New England and the discovery that there was a Klan chapter in Plainfield.

The program is free, but donations are gladly accepted.

April

"Abenaki and Sokwaki History in Plainfield
and the Upper Connecticut River Valley"

Sunday, April 30, at 3:00 p.m.
at the Plainfield Town Hall

Route 12A in Plainfield (Map)

Town by Town, Watershed by Watershed: Native Americans in New Hampshire. Donna and John Moody, anthropologists who head the Winter Center for Indigenous Traditions, will share their research about the ancient and current history of the Abenaki in our area. Donna is a Tribal Elder in the Abenaki Nation. This is a NH Humanities Program.

The Moodys will bring baskets and artifacts for people to see. Families are encouraged to attend.

The program is free, but donations are gladly accepted.