We love it here!: ACT and other local arts organizations meet with Executive Councilor Ray Burton and folks from the NH Department of Cultural Resources at the Cook Library in Tamworth this week

Executive Councilor Ray Burton (center, in hat) visited Tamworth on Monday as part of an annual tour of cultural sites organized by NH's Department of Cultural Resources. With him on the tour were Van McLeod, Commissioner of Cultural Resources, communications coordinator Shelly Angers, Rebecca Lawrence, director of the New Hampshire State Council on the Arts, Matthew Newton of the New Hampshire Film and Television Office, Elizabeth Muzzey, director of the New Hampshire Division of Historical Resources, State Librarian Michael York, and Councilor Burton's intern, Luke Kraus. The group toured and lunched at the Cook Memorial Library with ACT vice-president Michelle Cleveland, ACT administrator Juno Lamb; Bob Shea, George Cleveland and Dale Bragdon from the Barnstormers; Cook Library director Jay Rancourt and librarian Chris Clyne; Bob Cottrell and Linda Jones from the Remick Museum; and Peggy Johnson, president of the Yeoman's Fund for the Arts. Other stops on the tour included the Granite Media Center, Tilton, Winnipesaukee Playhouse, Meredith, Remick Country Doctor Farm & Museum, Tamworth, Barnstormers Theatre, Tamworth, Nerak Kennels, Tamworth, Sandwich Home Industries (League of NH Craftsmen), Center Sandwich, Advice to the Players, Center Sandwich, and the Isaac Adams Project/Adams Wentworth Campus, Center Sandwich. You can click on the photos to view a larger version.