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Welcome

The Washington New Hampshire Historical Society (WNHHS), is a non-profit organization that brings together people interested in the collection and preservation of material related to the history of Washington & East Washington, NH. In addition to managing several historic buildings and cemeteries, we undertake activities to foster and promote public knowledge of local, state, and national history.

Upcoming Events

Although an RSVP is not required to attend, your response does allow us to send you an event reminder and any other important updates.

  • WHS Annual Business Meeting / History of Agriculture as Told by Barns
    WHS Annual Business Meeting / History of Agriculture as Told by Barns
    Washington Town Hall or Via Zoom
    Aug 09, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
    Washington Town Hall or Via Zoom, 7 Halfmoon Pond Rd, Washington, NH 03280, USA
    A 30-minute WHS Business Meeting will be followed by a NH Humanities presentation, The History of Agriculture as Told by Barns, by Author and Historian John Potter. An RSVP is not required to attend, but your response allows us to send you an event reminder and updates.
  • Curtains Without Borders
    Curtains Without Borders
    Washington Town Hall or Via Zoom
    Sep 13, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Washington Town Hall or Via Zoom, 7 Halfmoon Pond Rd, Washington, NH 03280, USA
    A presentation by Chris Hadsel, Executive Director of "Curtains Without Borders," on the history of stage curtains w/special focus on the Washington, NH stage curtain repair project. An RSVP is not required to attend, but your response allows us to send you an event reminder and updates.
  • Our National Thanksgiving: With Thanks to President Lincoln & Mrs. Hale
    Our National Thanksgiving: With Thanks to President Lincoln & Mrs. Hale
    Zoom Event
    Nov 08, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM EST
    Zoom Event
    Sharon Wood portrays Sarah Josepha Hale and Steve Wood portrays President Abraham Lincoln in a living history presentation. Although an RSVP is not required to attend, your response does allow us to send you an event reminder and any other important updates.
  • Pre-Election WHS Business Meeting / Fierce Females
    Pre-Election WHS Business Meeting / Fierce Females
    Washington Town Hall or Via Zoom
    Jul 19, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM EDT
    Washington Town Hall or Via Zoom, 7 Halfmoon Pond Rd, Washington, NH 03280, USA
    A 30-minute Pre-Election WHS Business Meeting will be followed by a presentation by Art Historian Jane Oneail: Fierce Females: Women in Art An RSVP is not required to attend, but your response allows us to send you an event reminder and updates.
  • From Guns to Gramophones: Civil War and the Technology That Shaped America
    From Guns to Gramophones: Civil War and the Technology That Shaped America
    Zoom Event
    Jun 14, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM EDT
    Zoom Event
    Carrie Brown explains how technological development during and after the Civil War have shaped America. Although an RSVP is not required to attend, your response does allow us to send you an event reminder and any other important updates.

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