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Coos County - Cohos/Stratford Historical Society

Marion Blodgett Museum

Site Owners: Cohos/Stratford Historical Society

Address: Hollow Rd/Bog Rd, PO Box 262
Stratford Hollow, North Stratford, NH 03590

Contact: Vicki DeLalla,
922-8337 president@cohoshistoricalsociety.org
Website: www.cohoshistoricalsociety.org

Description: Dedicated in May 1987 as the United Methodist Church at the Hollow. Built in 1854 by Smith Folsom for $1000 it was altered in the 1960s when nine feet was added to the rear for an alter and a tower was placed on the front of the building.

Hours: Hours vary

Directions: On Hollow Rd and Bog Rd off Rte 3 in Stratford, next to the Stratford Hollow Fire Department

Programs Offered: Meetings: Summer (daylight savings time) - every 3rd Wednesday, 7pm / Winter (not on daylight savings time) - 3rd Wednesday 6pm.

While you are in the area also visit: Bloomfield Methodist Church, First Town Meeting House, Library Hall, North Stratford Railroad Station

Coos County - Additional Cohos/Stratford Sites of Interest

Bloomfield Methodist Church

Address: North Stratford, NH 03590

Description: The Methodist Episcopal church in Bloomfield was built in 1859 on land that was deeded to the Stewards of the Methodist Church by George A Currier on June 9th of that year. In return, Mr. Currier asked for the consideration of one pew in the meeting house.

Coos County - Additional Cohos/Stratford Sites of Interest

First Town Meeting House

Address: North Stratford, NH 03590

Description: This building was once a Meeting House located on the cemetery side of the road. Moved to present location in 1895 and used as grange hall ever since. Town meetings were held in the Tavern until after 1830 when they were held at the Meeting house, afterwards called the Town House.

Coos County - Additional Cohos/Stratford Sites of Interest

Library Hall

Address: North Stratford, NH 03590

Description: Built in 1884 at the Hollow. Hall was on the second floor, Library on the first floor.

Coos County - Additional Cohos/Stratford Sites of Interest

North Stratford Railroad Station

Address: N. Stratford

Description: The North Stratford Railroad Station was built in 1889 to replace the original c.1852. It was moved in 1920 to the opposite side of the street to make way for triangular park and water fountain.

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