AARP NH & Manchester Historic Association: Indigenous Peoples of Manchester, June 10, 2021 @ 10 AM

Thursday, Jun 10, 2021
From 10:00am to 11:00am Eastern Time


Contact: AARP New Hampshire

This event is full.

People have settled on the banks of the Merrimack River for more than 11,000 years. They were drawn here by the Amoskeag Falls, a 54-foot drop in the Merrimack River and the abundant fishing that took place here.

The most prominent group were the Abenaki, a group of Native Americans who spoke the Algonquin language and were part of the Penacook Tribe.

Join AARP NH and Kristy Ellsworth from the Manchester Historic Association as we uncover the history and legends of these Native people and why we call this place Amoskeag.

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