Anne Hutchinson http://ripr.org en Portsmouth Residents Celebrate Town Founder Anne Hutchinson http://ripr.org/post/portsmouth-residents-celebrate-town-founder-anne-hutchinson <p>Portsmouth residents are celebrating that town’s 375<sup>th</sup> anniversary this year.&nbsp; Sunday, the focus was on one of the town’s founders: Anne Hutchinson.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p></p><p>Protecting themselves against the heat of the sun with a red, white and blue striped tent, about 200 Portsmouth residents showed up at Founders Brook Park to celebrate the life of founder Anne Hutchinson.&nbsp; Three new granite benches, each bearing a quotation attributed her, were unveiled.&nbsp; And documentary maker Elizabeth Vangel was on hand to fill in the uneducated about her life.</p> Mon, 22 Jul 2013 12:53:47 +0000 Flo Jonic 18811 at http://ripr.org Portsmouth Residents Celebrate Town Founder Anne Hutchinson