New Boston Historical Society
New Boston, New Hampshire
Dodge's store and wagon

Chapters from the History of New Boston

Fire Bell Fire & Fire-fighting - The Great Fire of 1887 & Historic Fire-fighting Equipment

Old Engine House The Old Engine House - The Firehouse Built in 1889

Mapping the History of New Boston Mapping the History of New Boston - maps from the past 280 years

Cow About the Farm - J.R. Whipple & the Valley View Farm

Railroad Trains - The Railroad Comes to New Boston

General Store General Stores - Atwood's Store and Dodge's Store

One-room Schoolhouse Schools - From One-Room Schoolhouses to the Village School

the Church on the Hill Churches - Churches and Meetinghouses of New Boston

library Library - New Boston's Whipple Free Library

Cannon Molly Stark Cannon - From 1743 to the 4th of July

Gun Carriage Gun Carriage - Replicating a Carriage from the War of 1812

Civil War soldier Civil War - New Boston Men in the War of Rebellion

Civil War soldier Hardtack & Coffee - the Daily Life of a Civil War Soldier

World War I soldier New Boston in the Great War 1917-1918

Davis Scenic Drive Sgt. Ronald C. Davis & the Davis Scenic Drive

Early Years Early Years - New Boston in the 1700s

Early Years Counterfeiters Arrested in New Boston - 1804

New Boston in 1823 New Boston in 1823 - an old Gazetteer

New Boston in 1899 New Boston in 1899 - a Photo Album

New Boston in 1911 New Boston in 1911 - a Railwayman's Diary

Joe English Hill Joe English Hill - from Indian Wars to Satellites

The Gravity Research Foundation The Gravity Research Foundation - Roger Babson and New Boston

New Boston's Mills Mills on the Piscataquog - Saw-mills, grist mills and a piano factory

tavern The Tavern - the Hotel and Tavern on Central Square

soapstone A Wagonload of Soapstone - C.H. Dodge and a Francestown quarry

newspaper New Boston's Newspapers - news you need to know

business Made in New Boston - businesses from New Boston's past

blacksmith The Old Blacksmith Shop - horseshoes, neckties, and car parts

luncheonette Fine Dining - New Boston's luncheonettes

medicine Chills & Pills - New Boston's doctors

flu New Boston and the Russian Flu - The Flu Epidemic of the 1890s

grapes From Vine to Bottle - New Boston's wine industry

quilt Old Quilts - patchwork quilts from New Boston's past

quilt New Quilt - New Boston 250th Anniversary Quilt

gold rush The Gold Rush - New Boston men go to California and the Klondike

The Past in Postcards The Past in Postcards - Cardboard Clues to the History of New Boston

New Boston Gravestones New Boston Gravestones - A Walk through the Cemetery

Spanish Treasure and the Canada Townships Spanish Treasure and the Canada Townships - The Life of Sir William Phips

Bird's-Eye View A Bird's-Eye View of New Boston Village - an aerial photo with Points of Interest

Weathervane on Old Engine House New Boston Weathervanes - blowing in the wind

Town Hall clock The Town Hall clock - keeping time

bell Bells of New Boston - ring out!

The Baker Homestead The Baker Homestead - an 18th-century farmhouse

The Fairbanks House The Fairbanks House - a 19th-century home

The Lazy-A The Lazy-A - a 20th-century underground house

Wilson Hill Farm Wilson Hill Farm - a New Boston farmhouse from c.1800

The Fourth of July The Fourth of July - New Boston celebrates Independence Day

summer boarding houses Summer Boarding Houses - when New Boston was a vacation destination

Candlepin Bowling Candlepin Bowling - New Boston's last bowling alley

Memories of New Boston Memories of New Boston - people remember the way things were

Todd's Corner Todd's Corner - collections of Bob Todd's columns from the New Boston Bulletin

Riverdale Riverdale - a hidden village

Photography Photography in New Boston - Part 1: 19th and 20th centuries

Photography2 Photography in New Boston - Part 2: 21st century

Glass negatives Glass Negatives of 1890s New Boston

Toys Vintage Toys and a New Boston toy barn

Decline Leaving New Boston - the long decline of a New England town 1830-1930

Frog Rock Frog Rock - what to see on Frog Rock Road

Historic Trees Historic Trees - New Boston's oldest and biggest trees

Bicycles Bicycles of New Boston

sled Winter Sledding in New Boston

Ski Skiing in New Boston

Cider Mill The 1908 Cider Mill - New Boston's last operating mill

Registry of Deeds Research your home's history - a visit to the Registry of Deeds

Maytag washer 1927 Wringer Washer Grinder Churn - a labor-saving device

lightning The Great Lightning Storm of 1916

Valley View Farm chicken An Eggsplosion of Chickens - New Boston's chicken & egg industry

Boston Post cane The Boston Post cane in New Boston

Bus Bus - Sargent's Goffstown-New Boston bus

Future chapters may include: HELP WANTED: If you would like to write about these or other topics related to New Boston history, please e-mail the editor, Dan Rothman:
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