Portsmouth 1713 Treaty Anniversary

Portsmouth Peace Treaty of 1713The Portsmouth Public Library is inviting everyone to join the fun at the 300th anniversary celebration of the 1713 Treaty of Portsmouth between Native Americans and Colonial English on Thursday, April 14, 2013 at the Levenson Community Room from 2:00 to 4:00 in the afternoon.

To commemorate the Treaty, Tri-Centennial Committee chair Charles B. Doleac will present an illustrated talk outlining the history that led up to the Treaty conference in Portsmouth on July 11-13, 1713.  He will also be introducing new insights on First Nations diplomacy and its relevance to current rights of indigenous people’s concerns.

The event will also introduce the “First Nations Diplomacy Opens the Portsmouth Door,” exhibit which will open on May 1 at the Portsmouth Historical Society’s John Paul Jones House Museum and Strawbery Banke Museum.

For inquiries about the event, please contact Stephanie Seacord at sseacord@lemd.com. For more information, please visit the event website at http://www.1713TreatyofPortsmouth.org.

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