Meredith Historical Society Buildings

Meredith Historical Society
45 Main Street
Meredith, NH 03253
(603) 279-1190

e-mail: meredithhistoricalsocietynh@gmail.com

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Our Next Event:


The "Uncle Sam" Mailboat unloads passengers and mail
at the Bear Island dock in days gone by
.

"The History of Bear Island –
From Farmers to Vacationers
"

with John Hopper, Ph.D.

John Hopper is a member of the Meredith Historical Society Board of Directors
and author of The History of Bear Island.

Meredith Community Center, 1 Circle Drive
August 7, 2018 – 7:00 p.m.

Meredith's 250th Anniversary
Program Series

Tuesday, April 3, 2018
Title: Meredith's Natural History Setting the Stage
Presenter: Rick Van de Poll, Ph.D., Principal, Ecosystem Management Consultants of New England 

Tuesday, May 1, 2018
Title: Origins of Meredith – The Masonian Proprietors, Range Townships & Early Settlement
Presenter: Brian Nelson Burford, New Hampshire State Archivist

Tuesday, June 5, 2018
Title: The Cultural Landscape – A Museum of Local History
Presenters: James L. Garvin, Former NH State Architectural Historian
Mae Williams, Historic Preservation Consultant

Tuesday, July 3, 2018
Title: Meredith and the Civil War – The Story of the 12th New Hampshire Volunteers
Presenter: Rudy VanVeghten, former editor of the Meredith News, author of The History of Meredith Bay

Tuesday, August 7, 2018
Title: The History of Bear Island – From Farmers to Vacationers
Presenter: John Hopper, Ph.D., Board of Directors, Meredith Historical Society, author of The History of Bear Island

Tuesday, September 4, 2018
Title: The Changing Role of Agriculture in Meredith's History
Presenters: Steve Taylor, former NH Commissioner of Agriculture
John Moulton, owner of Moulton Farm, a designated “NH Farm of Distinction”

Tuesday, October 2, 2018
Title: You Know You Are in New Hampshire When...
Presenter: John Clayton, longtime host of NH Crossroads, celebrated columnist for the Union Leader, author of You Know You Are in New Hampshire When…

Tuesday, November 6, 2018
Title: Perspectives of Meredith
Presenter: Fritz Wetherbee, New Hampshire’s own five-time New England Emmy Award winner, author, host of “Fritz Wetherbee’s New Hampshire”

Most programs will be held at the Meredith Community Center, 1 Circle Drive,
beginning at 7:00 p.m.
The November 6 program with Fritz Wetherbee will be held at the Inter-Lakes High School Auditorium, also at 7:00 p.m.
Light refrehsments will be served.
The programs are free and all are welcome.

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Meredith Village Savings Bank is the sponsor
of the 250th Anniversary Program Series.

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