Past Programs

Epsom Historical Association

May Meeting 2009

Epsom History through Old Newspapers

Above, Megan Rand helps deliver news of the past.

The Epsom Historical Association met for their second program of 2009 at the Epsom Public Library March 17th. The program was looking at Epsom History through old newspapers. The news was presented in a simulated newscast complete with powerpoint photos illustrating the different reports. Over 60 news items were featured, from 1759 to 1925. Accounts of political activities, tragic deaths and accidents, real estate dealings, crime and other events were all part of past news items delivered during the program. [Transcript of Presentation]

The program was preceded by a short business meeting and refreshments followed.