Dover – The 7th Settlement in New Hampshire That Everyone Should Visit At Least Once

DAMM GARRISON canopy 2015 full“New Hampshire was one of the first areas settled when Europeans came to America. In fact, Dover, the oldest town in New Hampshire, was settled in 1623, making it the seventh-oldest settlement in the United States. Nearly 400 years later, New Hampshire’s oldest town is still a bustling little city that everyone in the state should visit at least once. Here’s what you should do during your day in New Hampshire’s oldest town.” Be sure to catch the rest of this article about Dover, New Hampshire by Kelly Burch posted on the website Onlyinyourstate.com on November 4, 2016. Read the whole article here.

 

$45,000 Community Development Block Grant Received

KeefeHouseFeatureSTRIPThe Woodman Museum recently received a Community Development Block Grant of $45,000 from the City of Dover for its work on ADA compliance (Americans with Disabilities Act) across its four historic buildings.

The Americans with Disabilities Act mandates that public spaces are navigable by all audiences, including wheelchair accessible buildings and accommodations for these individuals. The Woodman Museum is making several efforts to make this possible across its campus, including the removal of barriers to each of the four houses (steps, steep grades and narrow walkways) and the building of ramps in accordance with federal guidelines. As a result, all audience members will have access to at least the first floor of all four Woodman buildings.

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