August 21 thru August 28, 1938

The Hampton Union & Rockingham County Gazette

Thursday, August 18, 1938


Sunday, August 21


9:30 A.M. — 300th Anniversary dedication on Meeting House Green.
10:30 A.M. — Memorial Church Services at the Congregational Church following the old form and in costume.

Monday, August 22 — Athletic Day


9:00 A.M. — Athletic Events.
1:30 P.M. — Marathon.
3:00 P.M. — Ball Game — Tennis.
8:00 P.M. — Grand Ball at Hampton Beach Casino.
8:30 P.M. — Grand March, with Gov. Murphy.

Tuesday, August 23 — Old Home Day


9:30 A.M. — Town Crier Patrols Town.
10:00 A.M. — Exercises with music by Band and Puritan Pantomime on Memorial Green.
12 noon — Banquet at Ashworth Hotel.
2:00 P.M. — Speaking from Pageant Stage, Athletic Field — Senator Bridges and Others.
(Official Registration Day)

8:45 P.M. — Historical Pageant at Tuck Field.

Wednesday, August 24


1:00 P.M. — Grand Parade and Floats from Town of Hampton to Hampton Beach.
8:45 P.M. — Historical Pageant at Tuck Field.

Thursday, August 25 — Goody Cole Day


2:00 P.M. Exercises at the Band Stand, Hampton Beach.

Sunday, August 28


10:30 A.M. — Concluding Memorial Church Services by Dr. Allan K. Chalmers of the Broadway Tabernacle, New York City.

In case of stormy weather on either Tuesday or Wednesday evening, the Pageant will be given on Thursday evening so that two full performances will be presented in any event.


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