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Department of Cultural Resources
Celebration of the Life of Commissioner Van McLeod

On November 30, 2016, the N.H. Department of Cultural Resources invited members of the state's cultural community and state government agency leaders to a celebration of the life of Commissioner Van McLeod and all that he had done for our state during his 23 years as commissioner.

We are pleased to share with you this photo essay from the event.

Welcome sign Bagpiper Campbell Webster Bagpiper Campbell Webster begins the ceremony
Gov. Hassan with Mary Russell Attendees sharing memories Large group of attendees sharing memories
Commissioner Tom Burack sharing memories with another attendee Three attendees sharing memories Catering table
RP Hale playing dulcimer prior to Van McLeod celebration Portrait of Van that guests could color Emily Killinger coloring Van portrait
David Harris coloring Van portrait Memory book cover Sign inviting attendees to share their thoughts in memory book
Daughter Chelsea McLeod and wife Joan Goshgarian view slideshow Programs Daughter Chelsea McLeod and wife Joan Goshgarian listen to speakers
View of the crowd from the podium Acting Commissioner and State Librarian Michael York speaking Governor Margaret Wood Hassan speaking
Arts Council Director Ginnie Lupi speaking Arts Council Chair Dr. Roger Brooks speaking Historical Resources Director and State Historic Preservation Officer Elizabeth Muzzey speaking
Former State Historic Preservation Officer Nancy Dutton speaking mcleod_cele_sp_newton NH Film and Digital Media Commission Chair Kathy Longsdeff speaking
Representative Steve Shurtleff speaking Commissioner Tom Burack speaking Baker Free Library Director Lori Fisher speaking
Rep. David Danielson speaking Senator Marth Fuller Clark speaking Wife Joan Goshgarian speaking
Maquette of Governor John Winant overlooks room    


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