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april, 2017

26apr6:30 pm- 8:00 pmHarnessing History: On the Trail of New Hampshire's State Dog, the ChinookMilford, NH

Event Details

This program looks at how dog sledding developed in New Hampshire and how the Chinook played a major role in this story. Explaining how man and his relationship with dogs won out over machines on several famous polar expeditions, Bob Cottrell covers the history of Arthur Walden and his Chinooks, the State Dog of New Hampshire. Cottrell will be accompanied by his appropriately named Chinook, Tug.

Bob Cottrell holds an MA from the Winterthur Program in Early American Culture in Delaware. The founding director of the Remick Country Doctor Museum in Tamworth, he is now the Curator of the Henney History Room at the Conway Public Library, a Board member at the Conway Historical Society, and President ex-officio of the Tamworth Historical Society.

Milford Town Hall Banquet Room – please use entrance on Middle Street and take elevator to the 3rd floor.

This program is funded by a grant from New Hampshire Humanities.


(Wednesday) 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm


Milford Town Hall Banquet Room

Middle Street Entrance 3rd floor, Milford, NH


Susan Amann - Wadleigh Memorial Library