Aug 01, 2015 10:00 AM
Nihonmatsu Sister City Visit to Hanover NH
Aug 15, 2015 1:00 PM
NH Humanities: Teddy Roosevelt's Nobel Peace Prize
Aug 21, 2015 10:00 AM
Portsmouth Peace Treaty, Dublin & Kentaro Kaneko
Aug 22, 2015 2:00 PM
"Flags Over Portsmouth" Film Screening
Sep 05, 2015 3:47 PM
PORTSMOUTH PEACE TREATY DAY
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 15-week Portsmouth Peace Treaty Centennial Concert Series, organized by Portsmouth Men's Chorus founder Terrie Harman, allows a diverse assembly of Seacoast and regional musicians to highlight some of the churches and performance venues that played a role in the 1905 Peace Conference. Each Sunday afternoon at 3 pm, from July 10th through October 16th, a different performer or choral group will present a free concert in a different Seacoast location.
The concerts and their locations are as follows:
July 10th, Seacoast Community Chorus
Location: First Congregational Church,
July 17, Kelly Hathorne, flute/The Angel Band
Location: First Congregational Church,
July 24, Chorus
July 31, Seacoast Community Chamber Orchestra
Location The Music Hall,
Aug 7 Japanese Musical Artists
Aug 14, Catherine York Knowlton, piano
Aug 21, Larry Simon and Jazz Friends
Aug 28, TBD
Sep 4, Nevers Band, followed by Service of Peace Re-enactment
Location: Christ Episcopal Church,
Sep 11, Massed Choirs perform “Ode to Joy” from Beethoven's Ninth Symphony
Location: Women's City Club,
Sep 25, John Perrault & Friends
Oct 2, Amare Cantare/Opus 39
Location: Green Acre Baha'i
Oct 9, ARC Trio (Alexandra Harrod, violin; Rylie Harrod, cello; Catherine York Knowlton, piano); Location: Rye Congregational Church,
For more information about the series, contact Terrie Harman a email@example.com or call 603-431-0666. Updates on the concert performers will be posted to the Peace Treaty website, www.portsmouthpeacetreaty.com. ###