Tea and Crumpets anyone?
A VISIT WITH QUEEN VICTORIA:
The April 21 meeting of the Merrimack Historical Society will feature a Living History presentation by Sally Mummey. This is made possible through a grant from the NH Humanities Council. In 1837, teen-aged Victoria ascended to the British throne, untrained and innocent. Those who would try to usurp her power underestimated this self-willed, intelligent young woman, whose mettle sustained her through her 63-year reign.Using Queen Victoria's diary and letters, this program reveals the personal details of a powerful yet humane woman, who took seriously her role as monarch in a time of great expansion. She and her husband, Albert, set an example of high moral character and dedication, a novelty in the royal house after generations of scandal. Sally Mummey performs this history in proper 19th Century clothing complete with Royal Orders.
The program will begin at 7 PM at the Adult Community Center in Merrimack. It will be preceded by a brief business meeting at 6:30. Refreshments will be served. It is open to the public at no cost.