** Please note: This Event Is Full. If you have registered on the Waitlist this is no guarantee of admittance. Attendance will be taken at the event and the first 55 who have registered for the event will be allowed on the cemetery grounds. We apologize for any inconvenience but the space is limited on this historic site. **
As part of the Library’s 125th Birthday, join us on a walking tour of our own Turkey Hill Graveyard, located at 3 Meetinghouse Road, Merrimack.
Learn about the rich variety of gravestones in the Turkey Hill Graveyard and about the historical events that they depict. Glenn Knoblock will show you how to read the stone "pages" that give insight into the vast genealogical book of New Hampshire. We also welcome members of the Merrimack Historical Society who will appear in period clothing.
Rain date: Saturday, October 27, 2018 (you will automatically be registered)
REGISTRATION is REQUIRED due to limited space.
The ground is uneven throughout the graveyard and there will be no available seating during the tour. Parking is limited, so please park at the Turkey Hill Graveyard and at Weston Park, 49 Turkey Hill Rd; if parking at Weston Park and walking to the Turkey Hill Graveyard. Merrimack Police Department will be present directing traffic.
Glenn Knoblock is an independent scholar and author of fifteen books and over 100 articles. He is also the author and historian on projects relating to Northern New England bridges, New Hampshire cemeteries, and brewing history, and African-American military history. Knoblock has served as the main military contributor to Harvard and Oxford University's landmark African-American Biography Project. He holds a BA in History from Bowling Green State University.