New Boston Historical Society
New Boston, New Hampshire
Gunner and Molly Stark Cannon
Welcome to the website of the New Boston Historical Society!

Navigating this website
Look under the cannon logo in the top left corner of each page for:

50th Anniversary mirror Fifty years of looking backwards!
The Historical Society was incorporated in 1968, and we will celebrate our 50th anniversary in 2018.


The "objects in mirror" (left) are the New Boston Town Hall and the Old Engine House.

Latest news:
12/07/2017: We added a new page to the Town history: "New Boston in 1823".
11/17/2017: We added a new page to the Town history: "New Boston's wine industry".
11/09/2017: During our 2017 Annual Meeting we elected David Woodbury, President, and Mary Atai, Vice President. We thanked Dick Moody for serving as President for 18 years!
11/02/2017: We updated the Event Calendar page with our exciting 2018 presentation schedule.
10/20/2017: We added an interview with Jim Dane to "Memories of New Boston".
6/01/2017: We added a new page to the Town history: "Frog Rock".
5/15/2017: We added a new page to the Town history: "Leaving New Boston - the long decline of a New England town 1830-1930".
5/12/2017: We added a new page to the Town history: "New Boston in the Great War 1917-1918".
3/16/2017: New Boston students who will graduate from high school this year should note the May 5 deadline for our scholarship application.
2/01/2017: We added a new page to the Town history: "Lazy-A: an Underground House".
1/04/2017: Don't miss our Call for Volunteers at the top of our About us page.


New Boston Historical Society
Wason Memorial Building
2 Central Square, New Boston
Mailing address: P.O. Box 595, New Boston, NH 03070
Phone: (603) 487-2526 when open; we do not have voicemail at present.

Hours: Thursdays, Noon – 2:00 PM
and after our evening presentations (see our Event calendar)
and by special arrangement.

E-mail: newbostonhistoricalsociety@gmail.com
David Woodbury, NBHS President


Website last updated December 7, 2017.
If you have suggestions or questions about our website, please e-mail the editor, Dan Rothman: townfarm@comcast.net