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Keene Chautauqua

August 11 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Please join Keene Chautauqua by examining the life of Booker T. Washington, a formerly enslaved person turned educator, as seen through the lens of his biography, “Up From Slavery” selected by the Modern Library as one of the best nonfiction books of all time.

This event will be held at The Horatio Colony House Museum, 199 Main Street, Keene, NH. Please park at Saint Bernard’s Church parking lot.

The museum is not fully handicapped accessible. If you have special programming needs, please contact the library at 603-352-0157 to discuss possible accommodations.

Keene Chautauqua is a joint program of the Keene Public Library and Horatio Colony House Museum. Keene Chautauqua is funded by the Friends of the Keene Public Library with a generous American Rescue Plan: Humanities Grant for Libraries, an initiative of the American Library Association (ALA), made possible with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) through the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021. For more information about the Chautauqua programs, contact the Keene Public Library at 603-352-0157.


August 11
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm


Keene Public Library
Horatio Colony House Museum