Guest cartoonist Bea Reel drew this page from Griffin’s History of Keene, NH during our recent FAMILY COMICS WORKSHOP at Keene Public Library:
DAY 1 = 6 July (Saturday) 10-1 ~ DAY 2 = 3 August (Saturday) 10-1
10:00-3:00 = Open Studio / 11-12:00 = Comics Workshop (Ages 8-12) / 1-2:00 = Family Comics Workshop …
Drawn from a portrait in the reading room at Tucker Free Library (Henniker, NH): Like her husband James, Sarah was also a teacher…. The portrait is by NH painter Joseph Alexander Ames, who is of course the brother of Nathan Ames, the famous inventor of the modern escalator.
Drawn from a portrait in the reading room at Tucker Free Library (Henniker, NH): Patterson taught school in New Hampshire, and later served as a Republican member of Congress during the Civil War, where he supported the establishment of Freedmen’s Schools in the South. [Also see James W. Patterson on Wikipedia]