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Berlin & Coos County Historical Society
PO Box 52, Berlin NH 03570 (603) 752-4590 bcchs@hotmail.com

A Postcard History of Berlin, by historical society secretary Jacklyn Nadeau

Once Upon a Berlin Time books 1 & 2 by Paul "Poof" Tardiff

Images of America: Berlin by historical society president Renney Morneau

Traditions and Recollections of Berlin by Baily K Davis @ 1897, reprinted in 1989

Reflections of Berlin compiled by E. John B Allen, a book of oral histories

Jackson Historical Society
PO Box 8, Jackson NH 03846 (603) 383-4060 info@JacksonNHhistory.org

Dolly Copp and The Pioneers of the Glen
by George N. Cross
Many who have been to Pinkham Notch in New Hampshire's White Mountains, have passed the Dolly Copp campground, yet few know her tale. This 5 and 1/2 inch by 7 and 1/2 inch soft cover book will tell the story of Dolly Copp, the arrival of the first motor car and lots more! $5.00

Replace The Turf From Whence It Was Hacked
by Kathi L. McGraw
If you enjoy discovering what life was like during Victorian period, this book will transport you back to a more gracious era. It is filled with period photos and illustrations. A Reminiscence of Victorian Resort Life and the Beginnings of Golf on the East Side of the White Hills. $18.00

Lisbon, Landaff & Lyman Historical Society
Mailing: PO Box 6, Lisbon, NH 03585 (603) 838-6146 andreamfitz@hotmail.com

Personal Traces, A Historical Collection of Personal Accounts from Lisbon, Landaff and Lyman, New Hampshire by Andrea M. Fitzgerald. Transcribed journals from the 1800s which contain first hand accounts, family tradition and genealogy from the earliest families who settled the Lisbon, Landaff and Lyman area as well as recent interviews with over 30 individuals whose ancestors were among the earliest settlers. Included in the 350 page book are over 240 pictures from personal collections as well as the historical society's collection. This book will give the reader an interesting look into the history and culture of the Lisbon, Landaff and Lyman area. $29.95 plus S&H. All profits from Personal Traces will go to the Lisbon Landaff Lyman Area Historical Society.

lisbonPersonal Traces, Book Two, A Historical Collection of Personal Accounts from Lisbon, Landaff and Lyman, New Hampshire by Andrea M. Fitzgerald. The second book in a project which benefits the Lisbon Area Historical Society and helps to meet its mission to preserve local history. Book Two profiles 16 more families from Lisbon, Landaff, and Lyman, N.H. and includes over 300 period photographs from their private collections. $29.95 plus S&H.


Celebrating 250 Years, A Pictorial History of Lisbon, Lyman, and Landaff, New Hampshire by Andrea M. Fitzgerald.

The Society has also recently published a commemorative book of 200 images and accompanying historical facts in celebration of the 250th birthdays of Lisbon, Lyman, and Landaff, N.H. All proceeds benefit the Society. $20 plus S&H.
Littleton Area Historical Society
1 Cottage Street, Littleton NH 03561 (603) 444-6435

Crossroads of Northern New Hampshire, John H. Colby, Editor, is a record of the town's past two hundred years
The most comprehensive contemporay history of a North Country town ever written. A chronicle which will delight everyone who has ever lived in Littleton, visted Littleton, or is tracing their Grafton County family history. One section of the book is a valuable register of the men and women who have been active in business, cultural, governmental, military, recreational, and social organizations, while another lists many Littleton businesses, making a literal cornucopia of names. Originally named Chiswick (1764), Apthorp (1770), and then Littleton (1784), is situated on the Ammonoosuc and Connecticut River. $25.00 plus S&H.

Littleton and the White Mountains - A Glance into the Past
is compiled by Paul R. Clay, with an introduction by author Wilbur W. Willey. "A capsule history of the town and its environs, written in 1898 and republished in 1968. A picturesque town with steeples, pleasant homes, smog-free air, pristine water and enterprising business, Littleton ranks high as a beautiful and progressive community. It is now wonder that in 1995 it was designated the ninth best small town in America." $16.00 plus S&H.

Historic Glimpses of a North Country Community, Littleton, NH
by Mildred C. Lakeway. Stories that Ms. Lakeway, a teacher, told to her 4th graders over the years. $10.00 plus S&H.

West of Littleton - A Short History of the Rual Communities of Slate Ledge, Patridge Lake, Pattenville, and West Littleton, NH
by Wilbur W. Willey. $11.00 plus S&H. Other books by Mr. Willey which may be purchased are as follows: A Life that Mattered - $10.00, A Country Calendar - $12.00

Sandwich Historical Society
Mailing: 4 Maple Street, Center Sandwich, NH 03227 (603) 284-6269
sandwichhistory@earthlink.net | www.sandwichhistorical.org

Keep Up Good Courage
A Yankee Family and the Civil War
The Correspondence of Cpl. Lewis Q. Smith, of Sandwich, New Hampshire, Fourteenth Regiment New Hampshire Volunteers,
1862-1865
By Alan Fraser Houston, MD

Drawn from Corporal Lewis Quimby Smith’s 1864 diary, and letters from the Sandwich Historical Society, this unique title details both family life in Sandwich, plus the 14th Regiment of NH Volunteers’ experiences in Washington, New Orleans, on the Mississippi, in Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley, and Savannah, GA. Rarely do both sides of a correspondence of this era survive the ravages of time and travel. This is a look at the struggles of the entire family, both on the battlefield and on the farm. Included are the battles of Third Winchester, Fisher’s Hill, and Cedar Creek in the fall Shenandoah Valley campaign. Dr. Houston’s painstaking research is completed with Civil War era images, and letters from other members of the 14th Regiment. 351 pages, 6X9, 67 Illustrations. $25.00 plus $5.00 for S&H.

Shelburne Historical Society
Hildy Danforth, 725 North Rd, Shelburne NH 03581 danforth@ncia.net

Shelburne, New Hampshire, It's First Two Hundred Years, is a 63 page, soft cover, general history of Shelburne. It was written at the time of the town's bicentennial in 1969 and re-printed with a new forward and some additional photos in 1988. It contains many old photos of the town and its residents. It is available for $5.00 at the Shelburne Town Hall or can be ordered for an additional $3.00 shipping and handling.

Umbagog Area Heritage Committee
P. O. Box 113, Errol, NH 03579 www.umbagogchambercommerce.com


ERROL ON THE ANDROSCOGGIN 1774-1999 - Published by the Umbagog Region Chamber of Commerce - 1999. This book builds on the original work to include changes that have taken place from 1974-1999. The original volume was produced in 1974 to celebrate the town's bicentennial.

The town of Errol, after a two hundred year struggle for existence decided to make public a part of this struggle. This is in the form of a history about Errol and written by Errol people. After searching attic and cellar this book includes a panorama of pictures from Tintype to Polaroid, of people and life in the community.

Information and statistics have been taken from town and family records, documents and numerous consultations with those of the community who have such memories. No stone has been left unturned to make this history as accurate and interesting as possible. Hard cover with jacket, 313 pages. Price: $34.05 (includes shipping & handling.)

Upper Pemigewasset Historical Society
P.O. Box 863 Lincoln, NH 03251 (603) 745-8159 library@lincolnnh.org

Lincoln Woodstock A Photographic Journey Into The Area's Colorful Past  by Mike Dickerman.
A 160 page, softcover book with over 330 photographs, many from our own collection. The colorful history of these mountain communities is told in photographs, gathered by author Mike Dickerman.  More than 150 years of history is documented in this book.  Topics include:

The Logging and Papermaking Industries
Tourism and The Grand Hotel Era
Community Life-including Schools and Churches
The Natural Attractions of The Upper Pemi Valley
Disasters and Calamities

Retail Price is $24.95.  See below for ordering information.  (Please add $3.00 S&H for the first book and $1.00 for each additional copy.)

The Pycolog was published monthly by The Parker Young Company, and later by The Marcalus Paper Company  from 1919-29 and 1941-48.
We offer a nearly complete run of this publication on a set of three DVDs.  Together, there are over 1,500 pages of history on these discs, and hundreds of photographs.  Inlcuded, along with the activities in the Mills and the lumbering operations, are details on nearly every aspect of life in the towns:  Marriages, Births and Deaths;  Church and Social Activities;  Fires and Floods;  Extensive Coverage of Lincoln and the residents during WW II;  School Events, Graduations, Teachers, etc; Coverage of all local Sporting Teams and Events;  Winter Activities;  Stories about the Region's Tourist Attractions;  and much, much more.  There is no comparable record, and, to the best of our knowledge, no other complete set exists.  This set has been prepared using high resolution scans in  Adobe Acrobat.  The discs are fully searchable and any page or photograph can be greatly enlarged.  (Information on using the free Adobe Reader software is included.) The most complete record of life in the Lincoln-Woodstock area during the early and mid-20th century. The price of the set is $99.50 postpaid.

Whitefield Historical Society
PO Box 276, Whitefield NH 03598 (603) 837-2609 info@whitefieldnh.org

A History of WHITEFIELD, NEW HAMPSHIRE 1774-1974 
This book was written by Kim R. Nilsen and published by The Town of Whitefield in conjunction with the 1974 celebration of the bicentennial of the land grant (by Governor John Wentworth) of the tract now known as Whitefield.

According to the book, the parcel of land was "left over" after boundaries had been established for neighboring towns and was later referred to as "the land that no one wanted."  Aah.... if they could see it now!

Some of the historical detail that will accompany photos and old postcards on this site will be gleaned from this source but we are researching other resources and believe we'll be able to add many interesting facts and stories as we progress. $10.00

Arts Alliance
of Northern NH
PO Box 892
Littleton NH 03561
603-323-7302
info@aannh.org
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