7:30 pm (Berwick Academy Arts Center)
George Washington often dominates the narrative of the nation’s birth, yet American history has largely forgotten what he knew: that the country’s fate depended less on grand rhetorical statements of independence and self-governance than on land–Indian land. Drawing on his forthcoming book of the same title, Dr. Colin Calloway will discuss how the first president contended with Native American people and power, and how they responded to his policies, and shaped Washington’s life. READ MORE
Inspired by the richness of its archaeological collections and the approaching anniversary of New England’s founding, the Old Berwick Historical Society has created a groundbreaking exhibition that recasts the founding story of this region. Open Saturdays and Sundays from 1:00 to 4:00 pm from June through October, year round by appointment, the exhibit will continue through October 2018. Admission is free; donations are welcome.
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