Seacoast Historical Societies
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You will find a small historical society building in almost every town in the Seacoast region. Each is unique, run by its own cluster of local history fans and filled with curios. Most are in great need of funds and volunteer help. If you have more updated links, please send them along, and please -- help preserver your town history before it is too late.





1st Newmarket Militia
Call for info (603) 868 3977

Barrington Historical Society
Call for info 603-664-2740 or write to Box 462, Barrington, NH 03825

Margery Sullivan Chapter
Call for info 603-742-0157
Dover, NH

Durham Historic Assoc
"Grandma's attic" of historical artifacts. Small reference library on history of seacoast NH, info files on old Durham families. Corner of Route 108 and Main St. 2nd floor brick building. Free. Call for hours. 603-868-5436

Dover Historical Society
Historical papers and documents housed at the Woodman Inst. 603-742-1038

East Kingston Historical Society
Call Janet Damsel 603-642-5045

Epping Historical Society
Cemetery, genealogy & house records plus exhibits.
2 Water Street, Epping
603- 679-2944

Exeter Historical Society
Museum, geneological records, changing exhibits and library. Limited hours, call in advance. 47 Front St. 603-778-2335

Fremont Historical Society & Museum
Formerly Poplin, NH from 1764 until 1854. Send mail to: c/o Matthew Thomas, President, Main Street, Freemont, NH 03044 603-895-4032

Greenland Historical Society
Call Ruth Barnes 603-436-8232

Hampton Historical Society
Call 603-929-0781

Hampton Falls Historical Society
Call Bev Mutrie 603-926-9081

Isles of Shoals Historical &
Research Association (ISHRA)
PO Box 705
Portsmouth, NH 03802

Kennebunkport Historical Society
Post Office Box 1173
Kennebunkport, Maine 04046

Lee Historical Society
Call Lee Library 603-659-2626

Madbury Historical Society
Call 603-742-5131

New Castle Historical Society
Call Ruth Lanham 603-436-4093

NH Historical Society
30 Park Street, Concord, NH

NH Old Graveyards Association
PO Box 1016, Goshen, NH 03752

NH Society of Genealogists
P. O. Box 2316, Concord, NH 03302-2316

Newfields Historical Society
Call Town Hall 603-772-5070

Newington Historical Society
Call Barbara Hill 603-436-2824 or write to 168 Little Bay Rd. Newington, NH 03801

Newmarket Historical Society
Call 603-659-7420. Stone School Museum. Granite St. Newmarket, NH 03857

North Hampton Historical Society
Call Ruth Griffin 603-964-5749

Old Berwick Historic Society
Counting House Museum
Main and Liberty Streets (PO Box 296)
South Berwick, Maine 03908

Old York Historical Society
and York Village
207 York Street
York ME 03802

Portsmouth Advocates
PO Box 4066
Portsmouth, NH 03802-4066

Portsmouth Historical Society
Located in the John Paul Jones House, at the corner of Middle and State Streets. 603-436-8420

Raymond Historical Society
1 Depot St. Raymond, NH. Call 603-895-2866

Rochester Historical Society
58 Hanson Street - PO Box #65
Rochester, NH 03802


Rollinsford Historical Society
Call Nelson Lawry 603-742-0543 or write to 324 Rollins Rd. Rollinsford, NH 03869

Rye Historical Society
Contact Alex Herlihy at 964-9079
Or write to PO Box 583, Rye, NH 03870

Sommersworth Historical Society
Historical photos, historic town information located in Somersworth Library. 603-692-4587

Stratham Historical Society
PO Box 39, Portsmouth Ave.
Stratham, NH 03885