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Program – Covered Bridges of the Monadnock Region, Past & Present

Cathedral of the Pines 10 Hale Hill Road, Rindge, New Hampshire

New Hampshire is home to over sixty-one covered bridges, 46 of which are over a century old. The Monadnock area is fortunate to have seven historic covered bridges. Join Kim as she presents an overview of these bridges and shares information on the Monadnock area covered bridges that have been lost to time. This program…

Podcast Episode Eighteen – The Prodigal Son Denman Thompson with Lee Dunham

Kim talks with lifelong Swanzey resident Lee Dunham about the namesake of the Thompson covered bridge. Lee walks us through the exciting life of actor and playwright Denman Thompson and his production, The Old Homestead; and how integral the play has been to the town of Swanzey for over a hundred years.

Program – Covered Bridges near Lebanon, Past & Present

Kilton Public Library 80 S Main St, West Lebanon, NH

Lebanon was once home to over thirty covered bridges. Today, only the 1991 Packard Hill Bridge remains. Join Kim as she talks about Lebanon's lost covered bridges and shares the story of the newest bridge. Following the program, Kim will be available to sign copies of Covered Bridges of New Hampshire. This event is sponsored by…

Program – Covered Bridges near Milford, Past & Present

Milford Town Hall 1 Union Square, Milford, New Hampshire

New Hampshire is home to over sixty-one covered bridges, 46 of which are over a century old. Join Kim as she presents an overview of the historic covered bridges in the Granite State and shares information on the Milford area covered bridges that have been lost to time. Following the program, Kim will be available…

Program – Covered Bridges near Madbury, Past & Present

Madbury Public Library 11 Town Hall Road, Madbury, NH

Strafford County was home to at least eleven covered bridges. Join Kim as she talks about the history of these lost bridges and shares an overview of the remaining historic covered bridges in New Hampshire and the historic preservation efforts that worked to save them. Following the program, Kim will be available to sign copies…

Program – Covered Bridges near Windham, Past & Present

Nesmith Library 8 Fellows Road, Windham, NH

New Hampshire is home to over sixty-one covered bridges, 46 of which are over a century old.  Join Kim as she presents an overview of these bridges and shares information on the Windham area covered bridges that have been lost to time. This program is sponsored by the Nesmith Library and supported by a grant…

Program – Covered Bridges near Lebanon, Past & Present

Private Event

Lebanon was once home to over thirty covered bridges. Today, only the 1991 Packard Hill Bridge remains. Join Kim as she talks about Lebanon’s lost covered bridges and shares the story of the newest bridge. Following the program, Kim will be available to sign copies of Covered Bridges of New Hampshire. This is a private…

Podcast Episode Twenty – The Lost Bridges of Cheshire County with Alan Rumrill

The Covered Bridges of New Hampshire Podcast Episode Twenty - The Lost Bridges of Cheshire County with Alan Rumrill has been released. Kim talks with Alan Rumrill, Executive Director of the Historical Society of Cheshire County. Alan shares the rich history of the lost bridges of the Monadnock area and why the remaining covered bridges…

Program – Covered Bridges near Plainfield, Past & Present

Meriden Library 22 Bean Road, Meriden, NH

Join Kim as she presents a detailed history of the Meriden Bridge, an overview of the four Cornish bridges, and shares information on the area covered bridges that have been lost to time. Following the program, Kim will be available to sign copies of Covered Bridges of New Hampshire. This program is sponsored by the…

Program – Whittier Covered Bridge

Virtual Program

Kim will share the rich history of the Whittier Covered Bridge in Ossipee. Built around 1870, presumably by Jacob Berry, the covered bridge is one of twenty-two Paddleford truss bridges remaining in the world. This historic 133′ covered bridge has been saved from demolition more than once and remains an integral part of the Ossipee…

Course – Covered Bridges in the Conway Area – Past & Present

New Hampshire was once home to over 300 covered bridges. Built before the idea of an automobile was even conceived, many of these covered bridges could not handle the increased traffic and were replaced with modern steel or concrete structures. Many were neglected and eventually lost to the rot and decay of time. Many more…

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