Great Bay Book Group Discussion with author David W. Moore

3S Artspace, 319 Vaughan St, Portsmouth, NH 03801, USA

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the most epic environmental battle in the Seacoast when a small group of passionate people defeated a proposed oil refinery in Great Bay that would have irrevocably changed our region. What can we learn from this story to help us confront today’s environmental threats?Please join the Great Bay-Piscataqua Waterkeeper and […]

Franklin Club

Portsmouth Athenaeum, 9 Market Square, Portsmouth, NH 03801, USA

The Junto, also known as the Leather Apron Club, was a club for mutual improvement established in 1727 by Benjamin Franklin in Philadelphia. The Leather Apron Club's purpose was to debate questions of morals, politics, and natural philosophy, and to exchange knowledge of business affairs. The Athenaeum's newly formed Franklin Club was created with this […]

Tour of Sawtelle Reading Room

Portsmouth Athenaeum, 9 Market Square, Portsmouth, NH 03801, USA

The first-floor Sawtelle Reading Room in the 1805 building is open for tours. Donations accepted.

Rain for the Sahel and Sahara

Portsmouth Athenaeum, 9 Market Square, Portsmouth, NH 03801, USA

A New Englander by birth and formal education, an internationalist by vocation and informal education, Lou Salome met John Lamson by following two forks in the road that led to the same junction; the first took him to the Athenaeum; the other to the bosom of RAIN for the Sahel and Sahara. John was one […]

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Tour of Sawtelle Reading Room

Portsmouth Athenaeum, 9 Market Square, Portsmouth, NH 03801, USA

The first-floor Sawtelle Reading Room in the 1805 building is open for tours. Donations accepted.

Tour of Sawtelle Reading Room

Portsmouth Athenaeum, 9 Market Square, Portsmouth, NH 03801, USA

The first-floor Sawtelle Reading Room in the 1805 building is open for tours. Donations accepted.