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Gosport Church, Star Island, Isles of Shoals, Rye, c. 1890, New Hampshire Historical Society.

Gosport Church, Star Island, Isles of Shoals, Rye, c. 1890, from the exhibition New Hampshire Then & Now, on view at the Society though June 2015.


Saturday, September 27
Smithsonian magazine Museum Day Live!

The New Hampshire Historical Society is participating in the 2014 Smithsonian magazine Museum Day Live! on Saturday, September 2014. In the spirit of Smithsonian Museums, which offer free admission every day, Museum Day Live! is an annual event hosted by Smithsonian magazine in which participating museums across the country open their doors to anyone presenting a Museum Day Live! ticket for free. See the website link below for a complete listing of participating museums.

Location: 30 Park Street, Concord, NH
Hours: Tuesday-Saturday, 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Admission: Free
Contact: 603-228-6688
Website: smithsonianmag.com/museumday/


Friday, October 17
Learning Institute at New England College (LINEC) Class
Swenson Granite: Then and Now

The New Hampshire Historical Society is hosting a class for the Learning Institute at New England College (LINEC) about Swenson Granite.
LINEC is a program created to educate, entertain, and enhance life. It offers non-credit, peer-led and peer-taught courses by volunteers for the pleasure of learning. It is open to both retired and younger adults. Membership in LINEC is required prior to registering for classes.

LINEC classes are sponsored by the Learning Institute at New England College in Henniker, New Hampshire, for the benefit of its members and offers three terms each academic year, lasting approximately five to six weeks.

Location: 30 Park Street, Concord, NH
Time: 1 p.m.
Admission: See contact information below
Contact: 603-746-6212
Email: linec@nec.edu
Website: nec.edu/about/centers-other-locations/learning-institute/


Current Exhibitions

New Hampshire Then and Now (through June 2015)

New Hampshire Then & Now features 40 pairs of photographs of places, people, and events that depicted the character and culture of New Hampshire, past and present. Based on the book of the same title by photographer, author, and publisher Peter E. Randall, the exhibition is a visual overview of New Hampshire and of changes that have taken place in the state from the late 19th century to today. The exhibition also includes a variety of objects from the Society's museum collection that relate to the subjects featured in the photographs.

Location: 30 Park Street, Concord, NH
Hours: Tuesday-Saturday, 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Admission: Free
Contact: 603-228-6688



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