Sunday, November 9, 2008

Mount Kearsarge Indian Museum

The Mt. Kearsarge Indian Museum Education and Cultural Center is located in Warner, a classic New England village nestled in the New Hampshire hills. The Museum is situated on 100 acres of field, wetlands and forest and lies at the foot of Mt. Kearsarge, the home of Rollins State Park, and a popular hiking mountain known for one of the most spectacular views in New England.

The Museum is a non-profit organization dedicated to increasing the public awareness of Native American traditions, philosophy and art.

MKIM is open the first Saturday in May through the Thanksgiving Holidays, Monday through Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Sundays from 12 noon to 5 p.m. Open weekends in November and December, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Saturday, and 12 noon to 5 p.m. on Sunday. The administrative office is open all year.

The Mt. Kearsarge Indian Museum was started in 1991 by Bud and Nancy Thompson, Bud was also the sparkplugs behind the establishment of Canterbury Shaker Village. The Museum is the result of Bud Thompson's life-long interest in the American Indian, which began with a visit to his second grade class from Grand Sachem Chief Silver Star, leader of the Paucatuck Eastern Pequot Indians of Connecticut. This respect for the earth and all living things upon it became the guiding principal of the Museum.

Kearsarge Mountain Road, P.O. Box 142 Warner
Merrimack USA
Phone: (603) 456-3244

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