John's presentation to the Historical Society was recorded and is available for viewing below.
Watch John Nolan's Presentation on You Tube.
WOOOF President Nolan will present this musical, interactive, and historically accurate program in two acts.
Act 1 covers the life and times, trials and tribulations, triumphs and failures of Henry Wilson. The chorus numbers "Slavery in New Hampshire" and "The ballad of Henry and Wild Rose O'Neal" are featured in this act.
Act 2 recounts the struggle by WOOOF President Nolan and others to resurrect the name of Farmington's Favorite Son, Henry Wilson, and return it to its proper place of prominence, forthwith! In doing so, he encounters Henry's reincarnation, spoofs NH Public Television, searches for a WOOOF V.P. of national stature, and more. Songs in this half include "The Henry Wilson Blues," "Poem, Poem on the Grange," "The Ghost of Henry Wilson" and the soaring finale, "Henry Wilson Has Two Names."
The meeting will be free to the public, but donations will be requested and accepted at this presentation to support the Historical Society Scholarship Fund. The presentation will be held in the Farmington Woman's Club Room in the upper floor of the Goodwin Library. Refreshments will be served.
Please bring your singing voice and save room for those refreshments.
Henry Wilson Presentation Poster 2012
Henry Wilson Presentation Program 8 June 2012
John Nolan: Telling Tales One Crime at a Time on NHPR
Henry Wilson on Wikipedia
For WOOOF, the Outlook is Excellent on Farmington Corner, 2004
Bentsen Takes Political Gamble on Farmington Corner, 1988
18th Vice President Henry Wilson on NH Outlook, 2004
Henry Wilson on Biographical Directory of US Congress
Henry Wilson in the US Senate Art and History section
The Death of Henry Wilson by Isaac Bassett in the US Senate Art and History section
A Famous Citizen of Natick Massachusetts Still Remembered
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