Annual American Celebration


Strawbery Banke Museum, in the heart of historic downtown Portsmouth, New Hampshire, is an authentic 10-acre outdoor history museum dedicated to bringing 300+ years of American history in the same waterfront neighborhood to life. The Museum is a place for children, adults, multigenerational families and groups to gather to explore eight heritage gardens, 32 historic buildings and traditional crafts, preservation programs, hands-on activities, the stories told by costumed role-players and the changing exhibits that offer hours of fun and discovery. The Museum's restored buildings and open space invite visitors to immerse themselves in the past, using objects from the museum's collection of 30,000 artifacts, and the histories of the families who lived and worked in the Puddle Dock neighborhood to engage, educate and entertain.

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American Celebration - 2019

Schedule Of Events: Old-Fashioned Field Day and Naturalization Ceremony Naturalization Ceremony, 11:00 am Celebrate America by welcoming new citizens at the US Naturalization Ceremony. A Museum favorite, come feel reinvigorated by the joy and…

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American Celebration 2018

16th Annual American Celebration“An American Celebration” is Strawbery Banke Museum’s annual salute to American Independence Day and the joys of summer. Multiple generations make this weekend full of events a Fourth of July…

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