New Hampshire Historical Society

The independent nonprofit that saves, preserves, and shares New Hampshire history.

Celebrating 200 Years
1823 – 2023


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Explore the events and people that shaped New Hampshire.

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Latest Publication

Latest Publication

Two well-known New Hampshire historians present a pair of articles that explore the state’s history at critical moments, albeit nearly 100 years apart.

Moose on the Loose

Moose on the Loose

Check out the Society's new social studies curriculum and website for Granite State kids, educators, parents, and everyone who enjoys learning about New Hampshire.



The Society’s library is open for research by advance appointment. Visit our Using the Library page to learn more and to make a reservation.