John's Seacoast NH Real Estate Blog

head_left_image

American Independence Museum Celebrates March...Women's History Month With "Remember The Ladies" Series

American Independence Museum Celebrates March...Women's History Month With "Remember The Ladies" Series

Abigail Adams Portrait Her-story or His-story? Writing to her husband, John, Abigail Adams penned a letter asking him to "remember the ladies" as he, Thomas Jefferson and other committee members crafted the Declaration of Independence. An early women's rights promoter, it was Abigail's fervent hope that women's independence and civil rights would be provided for in this document.

With two events scheduled for March, American Independence Museum explores the lives of Colonial era women and their impact on history with "living theater," both beginning at 7pm in the Folsom Tavern at 164 Water Street in Exeter, NH

On March 14th, meet Paul Revere's mother-in-law, Mrs. Rachel Walker, portrayed by Kate Carney, historian and actress, as she re-creates life in Boston before, during and after the Revolution. Kate's performance includes an interactive depiction of Colonial frustration with the British pre-Revolution taxes leading up to the Declaration of Independence.

On March 28th, Diann Strausberg of the Storied Past, will portray Mrs. Phebe Emerson Ripley, Ralph Waldo Emerson's grandmother. Mrs. Ripley, a Concord Massachusetts resident, watched the dramatic beginnings of the Revolutionary War from her home near North Bridge in April 1775. Her husband, Reverend Ripley, became a chaplain for the Continental Congress and local militia, and died while serving in Vermont just 6 months later.

Located at 164 Water Street in Exeter, The Folsom Tavern is part of the American Independence Museum campus. Both "Remember The Ladies" event start at 7pm. Adult admission is $5 and $3 for students and museum members. Educators and students are eligible for Certificates of Attendance.

Occupying two historic buildings, the Ladd-Gilman House and Folsom Tavern on the same campus, it is the mission of American Independence Museum to connect America's Revolutionary past with the present. For more information on the American Independence Museum or upcoming programs, visit www.independencemuseum.org or call 603-772-2622.

If you would like to know why I chose Seacoast New Hampshire to make my home, click here to email me, and I can make a real convincing argument for you to choose it too! Or, if you would like to do your own home search, sign up NOW on my website for our exclusive Home Scout Program.

John's Photo   

                                                                               

         John McCarthy

         Your Seacoast NH Realtor

         Bean Group
         1150 Sagamore Ave

         Portsmouth, NH 03801

         800-450-7784 ext 7306 Office
         603-418-1521 Cell 

         Email Me

                                       

  Looking for a great REALTOR®? Let me GOOGLE ONE for you!                              

 

 

 

Comment balloon 11 commentsJohn McCarthy • March 08 2012 06:51AM
American Independence Museum Celebrates March… Women's History Month…
share
American Independence Museum Celebrates March… Women's History Month With "Remember The Ladies" Series Her-st ory or His-story? Writing to her husband, John, Abigail Adams penned a letter asking him to "remember the ladies.. more