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Rindge’s 250th anniversary celebration this Saturday

  • As part of this summer’s 250th anniversary celebrations in Rindge, Franklin Pierce University hosted a day of fun at the campus Saturday, culminating in a fireworks display. Staff photo by Ben Conant

  • As part of this summer’s 250th anniversary celebrations in Rindge, Franklin Pierce University hosted a day of fun at the campus Saturday, culminating in a fireworks display. Staff photo by Ben Conant

  • As part of this summer’s 250th anniversary celebrations in Rindge, Franklin Pierce University hosted a day of fun at the campus Saturday, culminating in a fireworks display. Staff photo by Ben Conant

  • As part of this summer’s 250th anniversary celebrations in Rindge, Franklin Pierce University hosted a day of fun at the campus Saturday, culminating in a fireworks display. Staff photo by Ben Conant

  • As part of this summer’s 250th anniversary celebrations in Rindge, Franklin Pierce University hosted a day of fun at the campus Saturday, culminating in a fireworks display. Staff photo by Ben Conant

  • As part of this summer’s 250th anniversary celebrations in Rindge, Franklin Pierce University hosted a day of fun at the campus Saturday, culminating in a fireworks display. Staff photo by Ben Conant

  • Rindge celebrated its 250th anniversary on Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018 with a reading of the town's charter. Staff photo by Nicholas Handy—

  • Rindge celebrated its 250th anniversary on Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018 with a reading of the town's charter. Staff photo by Nicholas Handy—



Monadnock Ledger-Transcript
Tuesday, August 07, 2018 10:13AM

The town of Rindge’s 250th anniversary celebration culminates this Saturday, Aug. 11, with a parade.

The parade starts at 1 p.m. and will travel from Rindge Center to the West Rindge Common and will celebrate the town’s history.

A concert on the West Rindge Common by the Temple Band will follow the parade.

The parade is one of many events held this year to celebrate the town’s sestercentennial anniversary.

Charter Day kicked off the celebration on Feb. 11 at the Rindge Meetinghouse with a reading of the town’s charter, which was received 250 years prior to the day.

A slide-show presentation showcasing few homes on Main Street circa 1930 – comparing then and now photos – was showcased at the Ingalls Memorial Library on Feb. 23.

On April 29, there was a tour of old and historic buildings in town, with Hunt Castle being the final stop on the tour.

The Great Crate Race was held on June 30, along with a Fourth of July event including music, softball games and a fireworks presentation.

The Rindge le Tour de Common 5K/10K race was held Saturday, along with a one-room school house reunion. The exhumation of a 1968 coffin-esque time capsule has been postponed de to weather.