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  • Virtual Gundalow Gatherings: Traces of the Trade: Portsmouth’s connection to the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade on May 6

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    Virtual Gundalow Gatherings

    Thursday May 6th 6:45pm

    Traces of the Trade: Portsmouth’s connection to the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade

    A presentation by JerriAnne Boggis, Executive Director, Black Heritage Trial of New Hampshire

    Institutionalized slavery in Colonial America provided immense wealth and material culture to many European immigrants and their descendants.

    Portsmouth, like Newport RI flourished as a shipbuilding city and like Newport, the town grew wealthy from the trade of kidnapped Africans and its secondary goods. This conversation with JerriAnne Boggis, Executive Director of the Black Heritage Trail of New Hampshire, will focus on Portsmouth shipbuilding history and the towns economic dependent upon the international slave trade.

    JerriAnne was previously Director of Diversity Programs & Community Outreach at the University of New Hampshire. She was named by the New Hampshire Humanities Council as one of the 40 most influential New Hampshirites who have vastly enriched human understanding.
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    Thursday May 13th 6:45pm

    Learn How to Paint Your Own Historic Gundalow

    A workshop by Todd Bonita

    Todd’s work is represented by 10 art galleries in New England, Florida and the UK, and is in hundreds of corporate and private collections worldwide, including that of President George H. W. Bush. Painting is his full-time occupation. He owns and operates the Todd Bonita Art Gallery in Ogunquit and Portsmouth and is co-owner of the Ogunquit Summer School of Art, where he teaches painting classes and art workshops year-round.
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    More Virtual Gundalow Gatherings to come!

    Moved to May - Gundalow Grog
    Evan Mallet of Black Trumpet fame will reveal his concoction of a Gundalow Grog and provide ingredients and directions to create this yummy elixir ourselves. This event was rescheduled and we'll update when the new date is known.

    Did you miss the a presentation? Check out our YouTube channel for recordings!

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    A Virtual Tour of New England Lighthouses - March 4, 2021

    Science Cafe: Water Over the Dam - March 25, 2021

    All Things Oysters - April 1, 2021
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