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Listings Legend - POI: Points of interest | $ admission fee

Ashland
Ashland Railroad Station Museum
Ashland Historical Society. Station built 1869, restored to c.1891. 69 Depot St. 968-3902. July & Aug, Sat 1–4. www.oldashlandnh.org
POI: Squam River Covered Bridge, Old Ashland Elementary School, Ashland Town Hall, Ashland Grist Mill, St. Mark's Episcopal Church, Ashland Baptist Church

Pauline E Glidden Toy Museum
Ashland Historical Society. c.1810 cape – over 2000 antique toys in the collection. 49 Main St, 968-7289, July & Aug, Wed – Frit 1–4.
www.oldashlandnh.org

Whipple House Museum
Ashland Historical Society. Local history museum – birthplace and childhood home of Nobel Prize winner Dr. George Hoyt Whipple.
14 Pleasant St, 968-7716. July & August, Wed & Fri, 1-4 p.m.
www.oldashlandnh.org

Bath
Bath Historical Society
POI: Bath, Bath-Haverhill & Swiftwater covered bridges, c.1824 Brick Store, The Narrows, 1st Garden Plaque, Bath Congregational Church, Historic Upper Village, Payson Mansion 747-2085

Bethlehem
Bethlehem Heritage Society Museum
Highlights of Bethlehem's tourism history, 1870-1950's Visitors Center, 2182 Main St., 869-3330. The Museum within the Visitor Center is open daily from 10 am to 4 pm July 1st through Labor Day. During foliage, from Labor day to Columbus Day, we are open on the weekends from 10 am to 4 pm. We are also open by appointment by calling 603-869-2175 or 603-869-3330.
www.BethlehemHeritageNH.com
POI: Upper Ammonoosuc Falls

Bethlehem Hebrew Congregation
A landmark destination in the North Country since the early 1900s. Originally used only in summer months, the BHC Synagogue is now in use year round by residents and visitors.
www.bethlehemsynagogue.org

The Rocks Estate
Historic property, working Christmas Tree farm, themed tours and programs, self-guided trails open to the public. Buses welcome. 4 Christmas Lane (off Rt 302), 444-6228. Daily.
www.therocks.org

Campton
Campton Historical Society Museum
Housed in rehabilitated 1855 Town House, Grange Hall & Carriage Shed. 529 Rt 175, 726-3813. Th 10–3.
www.camptonhistorical.org
POI: Blair Covered Bridge, Historic Marker Program

Dorchester
Dorchester Historical Society Museum
c.1808 North District School building. Master's desk, compass and chain used in laying out lots of the town in 1773. Town Common, Town House Rd, 523-7136 & 786-9954
under renovation - plan to reopen early summer 2014
POI: Dorchester Community Church, Dorchester Town Hall

Franconia
Flume Gorge & Visitor Center

Museum and trail to natural flume gorge, discovered 1808. Rt 3, Franconia Notch State Park, 745-8391.
May – mid-Oct. www.flumegorge.com $

Franconia Heritage Museum
c.1880 Victorian home. See how Franconians lived 100 years ago. 553 Main St, 823-5000. Friday and Saturday, 1-4pm (Memorial Day Weekend to Halloween). www.franconianh.org
POI: Dow Academy, 1889 Iron Bridge

The Frost Place
c.1915 homestead of Robert Frost, now a museum and center
for poetry & the arts. Ridge Rd, 823-5510. Mem Day – Col Day. www.frostplace.org

Iron Furnace Interpretive Center
The only blast furnace still standing in NH. Rt 18, Main St Always open. Self-guided. www.franconianh.org

New England Ski Museum
Exhibits & films on history of skiing, museum shop. Free. Exit 34B, I-93. 823-7177. Mem Day – Mar, daily 10–5.
www.skimuseum.org

Old Man of the Mountain Museum
Specialized museum on the Old Man of the Mountain. Exit 34B off I-93, Franconia Notch Parkway, 823-8800 Mem Day – Columbus Day, 9–4.
www.franconianotchstatepark.com/oldman.html

WhiteMountainHistory.org
Telling the Story of 200 Years of White Mountain History: The People, The Places, and The Events. With over 1,000 vintage images.

Haverhill
Alumni Hall Cultural & Interpretive Center
Fine & Performing Arts Center, year-round events, Hall rental. 75 Court St, 989-5500. Visitor Center open mid-June – mid-Oct, daily 10–4.
www.town.haverhill.nh.us/haverhill/alumnihall
POI: Haverhill Corner historic district, Pearson Hall, Ladd Street School

Holderness
Holderness Historical Society Museum
Meetings are monthly from June-September. Flyer available at Library and Post Office. Rt 3 behind post office, 968-7487.
June-Oct, Sat 10–2 or by appt.

Lincoln
Hobo Railroad

Historic train rides through the White Mountains. Rt 112, 745-2135. Call for hours. www.hoborr.com $

Upper Pemigewasset Historical Society Museum
26 Church St, 745-8159. Mid-June – Columbus Day, Wed 2–4, Sat 6–8 or by appt. www.lincoln.lib.nh.us/history.htm

Lisbon
Lisbon Area Historical Society
6 South Main Street, Lisbon, NH 03585. Mailing address: PO Bo 6, Lisbon, NH 03585. By appt.
www.lisbonareahistory.org
www.lisbonnh.org/Public_Documents/LisbonNH_WebDocs/about
www.aannh.org/arts_organizations_info.php?med=History-Heritage&org=23#org
POI: Historic railroad station under restoration as museum

Littleton
Littleton Area Historical Society Research Room
Mt. Eustis Commons, 262 Cottage Street, Suite 109 444-6435. Wed 10:30–4.
www.aannh.org/ arts_organizations.php
POI: Grist Mill, Riverwalk Covered Bridge, Historic Walking Tours, Pollyanna, Saranac Glove & Tannery Building

North Woodstock
Clark's Trading Post
Trained bears, antique Americana, steam train rides & more Rt 3, 745-8913. Memorial Day – Columbus Day, call for hours. www.clarkstradingpost.com $

Gateway Visitor Center
Accessible information center with interactive displays on White Mountain National Forest history. Audio-described tour. I-93, Exit 32, 745-3816. Daily, all year.

Lost River Gorge & Boulder Caves
Self-guided tours of caves, first documented in 1852. Rt 112W, 745-8031. Mid-May – mid-Oct. May, Jun, Sep, Oct, 9–5. Jul & Aug 9–6. www.findlostriver.com $

Piermont
Piermont Historical Society Museum
Focus on Piermont families and environment. 130 Rt 10, 272-4974. By appt only.

Plymouth
Plymouth Historical Society Museum
c.1770 original Grafton County courthouse building. Court Street, Downtown Plymouth, PO Box 603, 536-2337. May – Nov, Sat 10–2.
www.plymouthnh-historicalsociety.org
POI: Heritage Trail

Polar Caves Park
Glacial cave tours since 1922. Rt 25, 5 miles off I-93, Exit 26. May – mid-Oct, daily 9–5. www.polarcaves.com $

Rumney
Mary Baker Eddy Historic Home
Founder of Christian Science lived here 1860-62. 58 Stinson Lake Rd, 786-9943. May – Oct by appt.

Rumney Historical Society Museum
c.1856 building, originally a church, then town hall. Main St & Buffalo Rd, 786-9291. Mem Day – Labor Day, Sat 10–2.

Sugar Hill
Sugar Hill Historical Society Museum
Changing exhibits & Genealogy Library. Rt 117, Main St 823-5336. Closed for the season. Re-opening June 2010.
www.franconianotch.org

Thornton
Thornton Historical Society
16 Merrill Access Road, 726-4232
POI: Thornton Town House, West Thornton Grange Hall,
West Thornton Methodist Church

Warren
Warren Historical Society Museum
Displays the original Redstone Rocket. 112 Water St, 764-5865. April – Dec, Sun 12–4 and by appt.
www.aannh.org/arts_organizations.php

Wentworth
Wentworth Historical Society Museum
Museum located in restored Railroad Station. Eastside Rd, 764-5243. Mem Day – Labor Day, Sat 10–2. Hotel Wentworth, Woodsville


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