Celebration Day – January 8th, 1829 (Henniker)

The people of Henniker party like it’s 1829… FEATURING: processions, war heroes, partisan politics, an oration that launches a future president’s political career, an all-night ball, LOTS of gunpowder, and the season’s first snow!

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NEXT:  Frozen flagpole >>

SOURCE = Cogswell’s History of the Town of Henniker  (1880) (p.359-60)

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Here are links to more info on a few of the people & events mentioned in the course of this whirlwind celebration!

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