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A View of Portsmouth, 1898-1932, with Town Historian James Garman

This view of Portsmouth is a presentation by James Garman as glimpsed through the diaries of Abby A. Sherman who was the wife of Benjamin C. Sherman and the mother of former State Senator and Portsmouth Town Clerk Arthur Sherman. Abby kept a detailed diary from 1898 to 1932.  She died in1933 at the age of 86.  Her fascinating diary during those years was a record of a lot of activities back then.  Photographs of Abby's family and views of the town during her lifetime enhance this talk.   

Third Tuesday Book Club

Join us for a discussion of The Paris Apartment by Lucy Foley.  Jess needs a fresh start. She’s broke and alone, and she’s just left her job under less than ideal circumstances. Her half-brother Ben didn’t sound thrilled when she asked if she could crash with him for a bit, but he didn’t say no, and surely everything will look better from Paris.


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