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Sites of Memory: Reconstructing the Past

Portsmouth Public Library
175 Parrott Ave.
Portsmouth, NH 03801
United States603-427-1540

In a compelling speech about race in America, Mitch Landrieu said “There is a difference between remembrance of history and reverence of it.” Through discussing physical and artistic sites of memory,  this panel will explore how a narrative picture of the past develops an identity for our present.

Senator David Watters, Retired Professor of English, UNH
Eric Aldrich, Independent Scholar
Joel Christian Gill, American cartoonist,  graphic novelist

Presented by the Black Heritage Trail of New Hampshire in partnership with the Portsmouth Public Library, Sunday afternoon “Tea Talks” are held at the Portsmouth Public Library, Levenson Room, 175 Parrot Avenue, Portsmouth, New Hampshire, from 2 – 4 pm.

Events are Free and open to the public unless noted otherwise. In case of inclement weather, a cancelled talk will be rescheduled for Sunday, March 18 or Sunday, March 25.