New Boston Historical Society
New Boston, New Hampshire
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:
- Home page - which is this page.
- Event calendar lists upcoming Historical Society events.
- Town history contains in-depth stories and photos (history by subject).
- Timeline is a brief overview of New Boston's history from 1735 to 2013 (history by date).
- About us provides information about the New Boston Historical Society, including contact info and photos of the museum.
- Links connect you to: on-line histories of New Boston, other useful links, and a Google search of this website.
Fifty years of looking backwards!
The Historical Society was incorporated in 1968, and we are celebrating our 50th anniversary in 2018.
The "objects in mirror" (left) are the New Boston Town Hall and the Old Engine House.
10/04/2018: We added a new page to the Town history: "The 1908 Cider Mill".
9/12/2018: We updated our Links page with a gravestone database and more information for genealogists.
9/02/2018: We added more interviews to "Memories of New Boston".
7/03/2018: We added a new page to the Town history: "Bicycles of New Boston".
6/23/2018: We will open the museum 10AM-1PM one Saturday per month in summertime: 6/23, 7/21, 8/18 and 9/15.
3/15/2018: We added a new page to the Town history: "Wilson Hill Farm".
2/22/2018: New Boston students who will graduate from high school this year should note the May 4 deadline for
our scholarship application.
2/22/2018: We added a new page to the Town history: "Historic Trees of New Boston".
01/28/2018: We added the "Sevilla and Henry" story
to the "Cemetery" page.
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.
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".
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 – We check voicemail every Thursday.
Hours: Thursdays, Noon – 2:00 PM
and after our evening presentations (see our Event calendar)
and by special arrangement.
David Woodbury, NBHS President
Website last updated October 7, 2018.
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