Poets from Visual Verse III: Snapshots in Time Share Their Work

Warner Town Hall; November 27, 4 PM

Press release
Ella Graves of Waldron Hill in Warner is shown holding the harnesses of a beautiful team of workhorses in this photo, found in the collection of the Warner Historical Society. This is one of the images that will be included in the free poetry reading, Visual Verse III: Snapshots in Time, being held at the Warner Town Hall on Saturday, November 27, at 4 PM.

Join the Warner Historical Society and Literary Arts Guild of the Center for the Arts, Lake Sunapee Region, for a poetry reading as some of the poets from Visual Verse III: Snapshots in Time share their work at the Warner Town Hall on Saturday, November 27 at 4 PM. Come see the historic artifacts and photos of Warner and surrounding towns that moved area poets to write. Images will be projected on the big screen at Town Hall while the poets read the poems the images inspired.

Snapshots in Time pairs photographs from the  collections of seven Kearsarge-Sunapee area historical societies with poetry inspired by these images.Together, these photos and poems recapture and reimagine many dimensions of life in this region of New Hampshire during the 1800s and early twentieth century. This volume represents a collaboration among the Center for the Art’s Literary Arts Guild, the John Hay Poetry Society, and the historical societies of the towns of Andover, Bradford, Goshen, Newbury, Sunapee, Sutton, and Warner.

Visual Verse III: Snapshots in Time can be purchased at the Upton Chandler House Museum Store, MainStreet BookEnds in Warner, and it will be available at Town Hall during the event.

Please wear masks while in the Warner Town Hall.

For more information contact the Warner Historical Society at 603 456-2437 or info@nullwarnerhistorical.org.

The Center for the Arts facilitates sustainable partnerships with both other organizations and artists in the Lake Sunapee/Kearsarge Region. It is these private and public partnerships that create the collaborative platform which enhance and strengthen our Art and Cultural offerings and regional desirability.

The Warner Historical Society formed over 50 years ago to preserve, educate about, and keep alive Warner’s heritage. The Society has yearly exhibits and programs in the Upton Chandler House Museum on Main Street and maintains the Lower Warner Meeting House which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.