Portsmouth Peace Treaty Exhibit -- OPEN DAILY - July 31, 2012 |
The central exhibit on the Portsmouth Peace Treaty and the formal, informal, back channel and citizen diplomacy that led to the Treaty of Portsmouth. Created for the 100th anniversary of the Treaty in 2005 by the Japan-America Society of NH and made possible by the Center for Global Partnership of the Japan Foundation. Hosted by the Portsmouth Historical Society in the John Paul Jones House Museum, 43 Middle Street, Portsmouth NH. Open 11-5. $6 adults, free to children under 12 and members. 603-436-8420.
For information about ordering fine art prints of this Treaty Centennial symbol, and other commemorative items, click here.
To join the Japan-America Society of New Hampshire online, click here.
For information about the Russia Society of New Hampshire, write to
PO Box 177
Concord NH 03302-0177
For a Russian-language description of the Treaty exhibit click here.
For the Russian-language Library of Congress description of the Treaty of Portsmouth, click here.
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To learn nore, the following books are available, click here to order:
Heroes & Friends: Behind the Scenes of the Treaty of Portsmouth by Michiko Nakanishi
Also available, click here for ordering:
An Uncommon Commitment to Peace Exhibit Catalogue published by the Japan-America Society of NH
Blessed Are the Peacemakers: The Service of Thanksgiving for the Portsmouth Treaty, September 5, 1905 by Marina Grot Turkevich Naumann
Original 1905 newsreel footage on DVD
Treaty of Portsmouth 1905-2005 book of reproduction historical postcards.
The Portsmouth Peace Process: Guide for Teachers by Northeast Cultural Coop
Portsmouth Peace Treaty Trail
For hours, directions, details on the Portsmouth Historical Society museum where the Portsmouth Peace Treaty exhibit is displayed, click here.
For hours, directions, details on Strawbery Banke Museum and the Shapiro House, owned by one of the founders of Temple Israel who figured in the Treaty citizen diplomacy, click here.
For information about Portsmouth Naval Shipyard and Building 86 where the formal negotiations were held. click here.
For more information about Wentworth By the Sea Hotel, where both delegations stayed, click here.
For more information about Green Acre Bahai School and Sarah Farmer's commitment to the peace process, click here.
The Portsmouth Public Library maintains an micorfilm archive of local newspapers and an index of the relevant Treaty reporting and other related materials. The archive of original newspapers, photographs and other documents is maintained by the Portsmouth Athenaeum.
The Music Hall,
Sunday, June 24, 2007, at 3:00 p.m.
Semper Fidelis John Phillip Sousa (1854-1932)
Portsmouth City Band, Fireman’s Day, 13 September 1905
Overture to William Tell Giacomo Rossini (1792-1868)
Duncan MacCallum, English Horn; Jean Schwab, Flute
Tenth U. S. Artillery Corps Band ( Boston), 18 August 1905 arr. Eric W. G. Leidzen
Naval Band (
Jay Taylor, Trumpet
Tenth U. S. Artillery Corps Band ( Boston), 27 August 1905 arr. L. P. Laurendeau
March from Tannhäuser Richard Wagner (1813-1883)
The Hunting Scene (Descriptive) Procida Bucalossi (1832-1918)
Selections from the Comic Opera Robin Hood Reginald De Koven (1859-1920)
Nancy Donahue, Euphonium
Portsmouth City Band, Fourth of July 1905 arr. George Wiegand
Signature production of the Bostonians, featuring Henry Clay Barnabee of
The Treaty of
The Diplomat John Phillip Sousa (1854-1932)
"An Uncommon Commitment to Peace" -- Remarks by Charles B. Doleac, Co-chairman, Portsmouth Peace Treaty Anniversary Committee, founder Japan-America Society of NH
Selections from The Red Mill Victor Herbert (1859-1924)
Serenade for Flute and Horn Anton Emil Titl (1809-1882)
Jean Schwab, Flute; Luanne O’Reilly, Horn
Tenth U. S. Artillery Corps Band ( Boston), 25 August 1905 arr. L. P. Laurendeau
Coronation March from The Prophet Giacomo Meyerbeer (1791-1864)
Loveland Waltzes Abraham Holzmann (1874-1939)
Selections from Southern Breezes: A Tone Picture F. P. Atherton
Portsmouth City Band, Fourth of July 1905
The Peacemaker March (
Sponsored by Boynton, Waldron, Doleac, Woodman & Scott, P.A., Leading Edge, Ocean Properties, Ltd. & Wentworth By the Sea Hotel, Japan-America Society of New Hampshire and the Portsmouth Peace Treaty Legacy Subscribers.