Tamworth’s 250th Anniversary was celebrated October 2015-October 2016. Cook Memorial Library hosted a number of events and featured local history collections throughout the year.
- Read the commemorative booklet from Tamworth’s 200th Anniversary, 1966. [Tip: file is on Dropbox. You do not have to log in, just click download. Be warned, it is a large file!]
- Add your contribution to local history with Tamworth Stories.
- See photos of this year’s 250th Anniversary events.
Library-sponsored or co-sponsored events:
- Local Authors table at Tamworth Economic Development Commission’s Street Fair on August 6, 2016
- “Off Our Walls: Tamworth Art with a Story” exhibit, July and August 2016; exhibit catalog for sale
- Ultimate Frisbee and Ice Cream Social, cosponsored with Tamworth 250th Committee, July 31, 2016
- “A Profitable Philanthropy: Helen Albee and the Abnakee Rug Industry of Chocorua Lake, NH” with historian Cynthia Melendy, was held on June 29, 2016
- Publication party for the Tamworth 250th Anniversary commemorative booklet, May 17, 2016
- Presentation on old graveyards by NH Old Graveyard Association, “Why does Tamworth have over twenty burial sites?”, March 30, 2016
- NH Humanities presentation “Family Stories: How and Why to Remember Them” with historian/storyteller Jo Radner, April 6, 2016