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Acworth Historical Society
Contact: Doug Robinson, Pres., 603-835-6825
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Address:  PO Box 37
       South Acworth , NH  03607-0037
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Website:
Map Key: J-3
County: Sullivan
Founded:
Meeting: 7pm, 2nd Tues of each month
       At the South Acworth Village Store
Museum: Society owns & has restored the 1865 S. Acworth Village Store Bldg (including Union Hall above store).
       Operated by the Acworth Community Project, a volunteer organization.
       Restoring Grange Hall bldg. Work day 2nd Sat., 1pm-4pm.
       Have organized building restorations.
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Charlestown Historical Society
Contact: Joyce Higgins, Pres., 603-826-9726
Phone: 603-826-9726
Fax:
Address:  PO Box 159
       Charlestown , NH  03603-0159
Email:
Website:
Map Key: J-2
County: Sullivan
Founded: 1978
Meeting: 2 PM, 3rd Sun; monthly
Museum: Little Red School House, 1501 Acworth Rd., call 603-826-9726 for open dates.
       CHS Archives Room, Town Hall, Summer St., open Tues. 9am-12pm for historical research.
       Admission free, donations appreciated.
       We have a wonderful archivist, skills in organizing bus tours & cemetery walks.
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Claremont Historical Society
Contact: Colin J. Sanborn, Pres., 603-542-2727 eve.
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Address:  26 Mulberry St
       Claremont , NH  03743-2538
Email:
Website:
Map Key: I-2
County: Sullivan
Founded: 1963
Meeting:
Museum: Claremont H/S Museum, 26 Mulberry St.
       Open Sun. June-Sept. 2-5pm.
       $ 1/person.
       Cemetery walk workshop
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Cornish Historical Society
Contact: Stuart Hodgeman, President; (603) 675-6192; cell (603) 477-2844
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Address:  488 Townhouse Road
       Cornish , NH  03745
Email:
Website: www.facebook.com/CornishHistoricalSociety
Map Key: H-3
County: Sullivan
Founded: May, 1973
Meeting: 2nd Monday May, June, Sept & Oct at 488 Townhouse Road
Museum: 26 School Street, Cornish Flat, NH 03746
       Open: 2nd Saturday April-October 9:00 AM - 12 Noon or by appointment
       Admission free
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Croydon Historical Society
Contact: Barbara Kresse, Sec., 603-863-1449
Phone: 603-863-3099
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Address:  879 NH Route 10
       Croydon , NH  03773-6102
Email:
Website:
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County: Sullivan
Founded: 1999
Meeting: 2nd Sat., May-Dec.
Museum: 12pm-3pm, Sat. in summer.
       Admission free, donations accepted
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Fort at #4 Association
Contact: Cheryl Cavanaugh
Phone: 603-826-5700 or 888-367-8284
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Address:  PO Box 1336
       Charlestown , NH  03603-1336
Email: info@fortat4.com
Website: www.fortat4.org
Map Key: J-2
County: Sullivan
Founded: 1948
Meeting: No regular mtg.
Museum: Fort No. 4 Living History Museum, 267 Springfield Rd., Rte. 11, Charlestown, NH. Historical recreation of a fortified village 1740-1750 with reenactments.
       Open 10am-4:30pm, Wed.-Sun, June-Oct.
       $8 Adult / $5 Child (6 yrs.) / $6 Seniors
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Goshen NH Historical Society
Contact: Patricia Stephen, Sec., 603-863-1718, learhill@wildblue.net
Phone: 603-863-8831
Fax:
Address: c/o Ethel Nilson, President
       769 Washington Rd
       Goshen , NH  03752-3522
Email:
Website:
Map Key: I-3
County: Sullivan
Founded: 1969
Meeting: 7pm, 2nd Wed., Jan., Apr., July, Oct.
       Olive G. Pettis Library, Route 10, Goshen
Museum: No museum
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Grantham Historical Society
Contact: Ken Story, president, 603-359-4405.
Phone: 603-863-9701
Fax:
Address:  PO Box 540
       Grantham , NH  03753-0540
Email:
Website: www.granthamhistoricalsociety.org
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County: Sullivan
Founded: 1993
Meeting: March & Oct. Annual Meeting 3rd Thurs. in May.
Museum: Historical Society & Town Archives, 34 Dunbar Hill Rd, 603-863-9701.
       Open Fri. 1-4pm.
       Admission free
       Integration of Town Archives and Historical Society
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Lempster Historical Society
Contact: Laura Pinkney, Pres. 603-863-8180
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Address:  112 Lempster St
       Lempster , NH  03605
Email:
Website:
Map Key: J-3
County: Sullivan
Founded:
Meeting: 6:30pm, 4th Thrus. April-Oct. at the Meetinghouse, Lempster St, Jan.-March at the Town Office in East Lempster
       
Museum: Lempster Meetinghouse, 2nd floor; Lempster St
       Open only on special occasions, or by appt.
       Admission free
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Newport Historical Society
Contact: Cathryn Baird, President, newporths1761@gmail.com
Phone: 603-863-1294
Fax:
Address:  PO Box 413
       Newport , NH  03773-0413
Email: newporths1761@gmail.com
Website: www.newportnhhistory.org
Map Key: I-2
County: Sullivan
Founded: 1975
Meeting: 7pm, 2nd Mon., monthly.
       Community Room, Sugar River Bank, 10 North Main St
Museum: Newport Historical Society Museum, 22 Courthouse Sq.
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Plainfield Historical Society
Contact: Nancy Norwalk, Archivist, 603-675-5494
Phone: 603-675-6866 (Library)
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Address:  PO Box 107
       Plainfield , NH  03781-0107
Email:
Website:
Map Key: H-2
County: Sullivan
Founded: 1978
Meeting: last Tue., Sept.-Nov., Feb.-May.
       At the Plainfield Historical Society.
Museum: Plainfield Historical Society, Rte. 12-A., a Clubhouse built in 1910; Maxfield Parrish Stage Set, Plainfield Town Hall, Rte. 12-A.
       Open by appt.
       Admission free
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Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site
Contact: B J Dunn, Superintendent, bj_dunn@nps.gov
Phone: 603-675-2175
Fax: 603-675-2701
Address:  139 Saint Gaudens Rd
       Cornish , NH  03745-4232
Email:
Website: www.nps.gov/saga
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County: Sullivan
Founded: 1919/1965 NPS
Meeting: None
Museum: Saint Gaudens National Historic Site: Works of Augustus Saint-Gaudens.
       Open 9am-4:30pm May-Oct.
       Admission $5 for adults 16 and older
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Springfield Historical Society
Contact: Donna Denniston, Sec., 603-763-9302, dldcello@wildblue.net; Patricia Caswell, Pres., 401-847-6782
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Address:  PO Box 6
       Springfield , NH  03284-0006
Email: caswellheath@msn.com (Patricia Caswell, Pres.)
Website: www.springfieldnh.net/historical
Map Key: I-4
County: Sullivan
Founded: 1985
Meeting: Jan., April, July, Oct.
       Libbie Cass Library or Springfield Meeting House
Museum: Springfield H/S (Center School #1); “Four Corners” at Jct. with Rte. 114.
       Sat., 2-4pm; July & Aug.
       Admission free
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Sunapee NH Historical Society
Contact: Ron Garceau, 603-763-2441, rongarceau@comcast.net
Phone: 603-763-9872
Fax:
Address:  PO Box 501
       Sunapee , NH  03782-0501
Email:
Website:
Map Key: I-4
County: Sullivan
Founded: 1978
Meeting: Call or email for meeting times.
Museum: 74 Main St.
       Summer hours: 1-4pm, Tues.-Sat., also 7-9pm Wed.; Fall hours: 1-4pm Sat. & Sun. until Columbus Day.
       Admission by donation.
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Unity Historical Society
Contact: Tyyne Cox, President
Phone: 603-542-2311
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Address: Unity Historical Society
       13 Center Road, Box 6,
       Unity, NH  03603
Email: unity_historical@surfglobal.net
Website: www.unitynhhistoricalsociety.org/
Map Key: J-3
County: Sullivan
Founded: 1984
Meeting: 6:30pm, 2nd Wed., April-Oct.
Museum: Museum on 2nd floor of Historic Chase's Tavern, Unity Center.
       Open by appt.
       Admission free
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Washington Historical Society
Contact: Gwen Gaskill, Archivist, 603-495-3231
Phone: 603-495-6009
Fax:
Address:  PO Box 90
       Washington , NH  03280-0090
Email: ttalpey@gsinet.net
Website: www.ultimate.com/washington/whs
Map Key: J-3
County: Sullivan
Founded: 1982
Meeting: 7:30pm, 2nd Mon., April-Nov.
       Camp Morgan Lodge, 339 Millen Pond Rd.
Museum: Washington Historical Society Museum, 100 Halfmoon Pond Rd: Washington Artifacts. 2-4pm Wed. & Sat., July4-Sept.1.
       District No. 5 Schoolhouse, 2570 E. Washington Rd: schoolhouse museum; Sat. 1-3pm July & Aug.
       Admission free
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