Jane C. Nylander, The Best Ever! Parades in New England, 1788-1940

Thursday, December 2, 2021

5:30 p.m.

Copley Reading Room (first floor of 1805 Building)Proprietor Jane C. Nylander will give a brief talk in the Sawtelle Reading Room and sign copies of her new book: The Best Ever! Parades in New England, 1788 -1940. The lavishly illustrated book reveals the rich diversity of New England parade traditions from the time of the ratification of the Constitution to the eve of World War II.

Several images included in the book are from the Portsmouth Athenaeum archives.

Masks are required. To sign up for the event, please call 603-431-2538 or email

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