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PORTSMOUTH PEACE TREATY DAY - September 05, 2012

Statewide. The NH Legislature in 2010 declared the day the Treaty was signed to be Portsmouth Peace Treaty Day in perpetuity, confirmed by Governor's Proclamation.

Highlights around Portsmouth include a salute by the Navy at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard followed by bell-ringing throughout the area (and beyond) at 3:47 pm. Market Square (15 Pleasant St.) reading of the Governor's Proclamation and hand-bell ringing by Portsmouth High School students. Temple Israel will blow the traditional shofar (ram's horn).  Bellringing at Wentworth By the Sea Hotel, Strawbery Banke Museum and John Paul Jones House Museum. Annual peace flag-raising at Green Acre School in Eliot ME.

At 6 pm "100th Anniversary of the Cherry Trees and the Portsmouth Peace Treaty Connection" an illustrated talk by Charles B. Doleac, Order of the Rising Sun gold rays with rosette. In the Discover Portsmouth Center (10 Middle St., Portsmouth), 2nd floor. Free and open to the public.


Oct 30, 2014
Sister City Nichinan Gakuen School Visit

Nov 07, 2014 12:30 PM
Teddy Roosevelt's Nobel Peace Prize in Littleton

Nov 23, 2014 9:30 AM
Theodore Roosevelt’s Nobel Peace Prize & Portsmout



For a press kit, to be added to the Media distribution or for answers to media questions, please contact:

Stephanie Seacord
Director of Public Affairs, Portsmouth Peace Treaty Forum
603-772-1835
sseacord@lemd.com


Press releases to date:

2011

Charles B. Doleac, President of Japan-America Society of New Hampshire, receives Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Rosette


2010

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2008

2007

2006

2005



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