Andover Historical Society to Host Speaker Glenn Knoblock

Thursday at 7 PM

Press Release

Come to the East Andover Grange Hall on Thursday, October 19, at 7PM. The event is free and open to the public. It is sponsored by the Andover Historical Society with a grant from The New Hampshire Humanities.

Join us for a fun & engaging look at historic and unusual weathervanes

found on New Hampshire churches, town halls and other public buildings from earliest times to the present. See visual images of a representative sampling of the vanes found throughout the state. Glen traces the history of weathervanes, their practical use and interesting symbolism, as well as their varied types and methods of manufacture. Learn how they have evolved from practical weather instrument to architectural embellishment.

Glenn Knoblock is an independent scholar & author of 15 books and over 100 articles. He is also the author and historian on projects relating to Northern New England bridges, New Hampshire cemeteries, brewing history, and African-American military history. Knoblock has served as the main military contributor to Harvard and Oxford University’s landmark African American Biography Project. He holds a BA in History from Bowling Green State University.

Refreshments will be available following the program.

For further information contact Rita at 934-5397.