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Coos County - Colebrook Area Historical Society

Colebrook Area Historical Museum

Site Owners: Town of Colebrook
Address: 17 Bridge St, PO Box 32, Colebrook, NH 03576

Contact: Arnold & Sylvia Goodrum, President/Secretary
603-237-4470 agoodrum@ncia.net

Description: Located on the 2nd floor of the Colebrook Town Hall. Handicap accessible. Maps, photographs, manuscripts, court records, business/organizational records, and local history items. Approximately 15,000 artifacts including fine arts, folk arts, costuming, textiles, household goods and more. Programs offered annually on the 2nd Thursday of the Month from May - September. Bi-annual newsletter.

Hours:
July & August, Saturday 10am-2pm

While you are in the area also visit: Metallak Grave Site in Cemetery, The Balsams Grand Resort Hotel, Beaver Brook Falls, Table Rock, Pioneer Farm, The Poore Family Farm, sites listed by North Country Chamber of Commerce.

Coos County - Additional Colebrook Area Sites of Interest

The Balsams Grand Resort Hotel

Address
: Route 26, Colebrook

Website: www.thebalsams.com

Description: Founded in 1866 as a destination resort. Currently closed.

Notes: Many historic displays along hallways and in sitting rooms. Ballot Room (First Voting Place in the Nation) open to public when not in use. 1866 classic New England destination resort.

Coos County - Additional Colebrook Area Sites of Interest

Beaver Brook Falls

Site Owners: State of NH owned and maintained by Kiwanis Club
Physical Address: Rte 145, Colebrook, NH 03576

Description: Did you know there is a 75 ft. Waterfalls visible from the main road? Beaver Brook Falls has a lovely picnic area and a breathtaking view.

Directions: Route 3 from Colebrook North on 145 for 2.4 miles

Itinerary: Heritage item with photo value and has a state historical marker. These falls are very accessible to the viewer.

Notes: The Beaver Brook Falls was preserved as a state park on July 19, 1967 and dedicated as the Joseph Y. Keazer Park.
Factoid: Did you know there is a 75 ft. Waterfalls visible from the main road? Beaver Brook Falls in Colebrook has a lovely picnic area and a breathtaking view.

Coos County - Additional Colebrook Area Sites of Interest

Table Rock

Address: Rte 16, Dixville Notch, NH

Directions: Route 26, East of Colebrook 10 miles

Coos County - Additional Colebrook Area Sites of Interest

Pioneer Farm

Site Owners: Ruby Wallace
Address: Rte 3, Columbia, NH 03576

Contact: Ruby Wallace, Owner
237-5281

Description: Original farm built 1785 and still owned by original family who built it.

Hours: By appt

Directions: On Route 3 in Columbia, 3 miles south of town line.

Coos County - Additional Colebrook Area Sites of Interest

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