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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.

  • Mar 19, 2022, 8:00 AM – Dec 31, 2022, 11:59 PM
    YouTube
    This is an on demand link to a YouTube recording of Quilt Historian Pamela Weeks' March 14, 2022 presentation on the US Sanitary Commission and 14 quilts made for soldiers during the Civil War. YOU DO NOT NEED TO USE THE RSVP BUTTON TO WATCH THIS VIDEO
  • Aug 19, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
    WHS Museum, 100 Halfmoon Pond Road, Washington, NH 03280
    Join us for a special evening at the Museum when friends of Nat & Ida Burwash share memories of the W.P.A. artist and his wife, and reminisce about what life was like in the "Hobo Ranch" area off Washington's Bailey Road. An RSVP is Requested.
  • Aug 20, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
    Burwash Cabin Site, Juniper Dr, Washington, NH 03244, USA
    Property owners Beth and Joe Lampron graciously invite you to tour the site of Washington's W.P.A. artist Nathaniel C. Burwash's cabin and studio on July 23 and August 20, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Click the RSVP button to get updates/reminders for this event.
  • Aug 20, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
    Washington Town Common Farmers Market, 7 Halfmoon Pond Rd, Washington, NH 03280, USA
    The WHS "Open Air" Gift Shop will be at the Farmers Market on the Historic Washington Common today. Come say "Hi" and check out our assortment of wonderful Washington themed items!!! An RSVP is not required for this event.
  • Aug 20, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
    WHS Museum and Barn, 100 Halfmoon Pond Rd, Washington, NH 03280, USA
    During the Great Depression, working from a tiny rustic cabin in the woods off Bailey Road, Washington's only W.P.A. artist Nat Burwash created beautiful watercolors capturing the people and places of Washington. YOU DO NOT NEED TO USE THE RSVP BUTTON FOR THIS EVENT
  • Sep 12, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
    Washington Town Hall, 7 Halfmoon Pond Rd, Washington, NH 03280, USA
    John Harris retraces Teale's route using Teale's journal notes and photographs and examines environmental and social changes along the way. Although an RSVP is not required to attend, your response does allow us to send you an event reminder and any other important updates.
  • Nov 15, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
    Online Event
    Allen Koop reveals the history of the Camp in Stark, NH, where over 300 German prisoners were held during WW2 and its impact on our country and state. 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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