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.

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