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Programs & Events
In the Notch by John White Allen Scott (1815-1907)

This 1857 painting In the Notch by John White Allen Scott (1815-1907), is among the 20 New Hampshire landscape paintings featured in the exhibition Mountain Scenery, currently on view at the Society's museum. New Hampshire Historical Society, bequest of Ellen D. Hill.

Multi-Part History Course Features First-Person Accounts of Public Figures

The New Hampshire Historical Society is offering a history course, Eyewitness to History: First-Person Accounts, with support from the New Hampshire Institute of Politics. The course will explore, through first-person accounts of key public figures, the influential role New Hampshire has played in shaping national politics and public affairs throughout the late 20th and early 21st centuries. 

Location: 30 Park Street, Concord, NH
Schedule: Thursday evenings at 7:00 p.m., from April 10 through May 15, 2014.
Fee: $15 per class for New Hampshire Historical Society members and $25 per class for nonmembers. Nonmembers may join or renew when they register to qualify for the reduced history course fee.
Contact: To register, download this registration form, or contact Education Services Coordinator Stepanie Fortin at 603-856-0604 or via email at education@nhhistory.org

Class topics and presenters are:

April 17: From Mel to Maggie and Everything in Between
Tom Rath is the founder of Rath, Young and Pignatelli and former Attorney General of New Hampshire. He has served as chairman of several senatorial election campaigns and assisted in David Souter's appointment to the United States Supreme Court.

April 24: Campaigning with the Comeback Kid...1991 and Beyond
Terry Shumaker is an attorney at Bernstein Shur and the former United States Ambassador to Trinidad. He co-chaired President Clinton's New Hampshire campaigns in 1992 and 1996.

May 1: The "Petticoat Government": Collaborating to Solve Big Issues Donna Sytek served as a state representative for 23 years and was New Hampshire's first female Speaker of the House. She currently serves as chair on the New Hampshire Adult Parole Board.

May 8: Tales from the Trail: My Travels with Ann Romney on the 2012 Campaign
Susan Duprey is an attorney at Devine Millimet. She served as Ann Romney's Chief of Staff during the 2012 presidential campaign.

May 15: Common Sense from Littleton Finds Common Ground in Concord: The Gallen Years
Ned Helms
is the former commissioner of the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services. He currently serves as Director of the New Hampshire Institute for Health Policy and Practice at the University of New Hampshire.

To register or for more information contact Education Services Coordinator Stepanie Fortin at 603-856-0604 or education@nhhistory.org


Current Exhibitions


Mountain Scenery (through June 29, 2014)

An exhibition featuring 19th-century New Hampshire landscape paintings by 17 artists.

Location: 6 Eagle Square, Concord, NH
Hours: Tuesday-Saturday, 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday, 12 to 5 p.m. Closed on federal holidays.
Admission: $5.50 adults, $4.50 seniors, $3 children 6-18, $17 family maximum, free for New Hampshire Historical Society members
Contact: 603/228-6688


Home, School, and Studio: Women Artists and New Hampshire (through June 29, 2014)

An exhibition exploring how women have helped define the character and aesthetics of art in New Hampshire. The pieces on display showcase the distinctive work of women collected by the New Hampshire Historical Society over the past 150 years.

Location: 6 Eagle Square, Concord, NH
Hours: Tuesday-Saturday, 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday, 12 to 5 p.m. Closed on federal holidays.
Admission: $5.50 adults, $4.50 seniors, $3 children 6-18, $17 family maximum, free for New Hampshire Historical Society members
Contact: 603/228-6688



Soldiers, Sailors, Slaves and Ships: The Civil War Photographs of Henry P. Moore
(through March 30, 2014)

This exhibition of Civil War photographs vividly depict soldiers from New Hampshire and the world they encountered in the South.

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


A panorama of Granite State history from Native American days to modern times. Includes one of the finest remaining examples of the Concord coach, the stagecoach that opened the American west.

Location: 6 Eagle Square, Concord, NH
Hours: Tuesday-Saturday, 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday, 12 to 5 p.m. Also open Monday 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 1-October 15 and in December. Closed on federal holidays.
Admission: $5.50 adults, $4.50 seniors, $3 children 6-18, $17 family maximum, free for New Hampshire Historical Society members
Contact: 603/228-6688


The Mystery Stone (ongoing)

One of the New Hampshire Historical Society's most curious artifacts – the “Mystery Stone” – is on long-term display at the Society’s museum.

Location: 6 Eagle Square, Concord, NH
Hours: Tuesday-Saturday, 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday, 12 to 5 p.m. Also open Monday 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 1-October 15 and in December. Closed on federal holidays.
Admission: $5.50 adults, $4.50 seniors, $3 children 6-18, $17 family maximum, free for New Hampshire Historical Society members
Contact: 603/228-6688



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