A Walk Back in Time: the secrets of cellar holes
Tuesday, September 30, 7:00PM
Northern New England is full of reminders of past lives: stone walls, old foundations, a century-old lilac struggling to survive as the forest reclaims a once-sunny dooryard. What forces shaped settlement, and later abandonment, of these places? Adair Mulligan explores the rich story to be discovered in what remains behind. See how one town has set out to create an inventory of its cellar holes, piecing together the clues in the landscape. Such a project can help landowners know what to do if they have archaeological sites on their land and help stimulate interest in a town’s future through its past. Sponsored by the NH Humanities Council, The Meredith Historical Society and the Friends of the Meredith Library. This will be a joint meeting of the library and the Historical Society.
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Tuesday, September 9, 4:00PM
Learn how the Cold Case Unit was created in 2009, how cold case homicide investigations worked prior to creation of the unit and what makes a case a “cold case”.
Trooper Michael Kokoski, Sgt. Jeff Ladieu, and Assistant Attorney General Ben Agati (prosecutor) will explain how they determine where to focus their efforts, organization of case files/utilizing historical resources, the role of forensics and DNA, the unique challenges of cold case investigation, preparing a cold case for court, and working with victim’s family members.
Meets the second Tuesday of each month at 10:00AM. Different topics are discussed each month with time for questions. Open to all experience levels.
Take A Hike!
Maps to local trails:
Meredith Community Forest
Hamlin-Eames-Smyth Recreation and Conservation Area
Page Pond & Forest
Meredith Village Pathways
Belknap Range and Mt. Major