LISBON AREA HISTORICAL SOCIETY

CELEBRATING 50 YEARS 

1964-2014

 

Welcome to the Lisbon Area Historical Society

Lisbon, New Hampshire


Recent News

News

Please join us for a free NH Humanities Council program: The Ballad Lives! Murder and mayhem, robbery and rapine, love that cuts to the bone: American ballads re-tell the wrenching themes of their English and Scottish cousins.

Wednesday, July 15, 2015 at 7pm, The White Church, Main Street, Lisbon 

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Registering for the Lisbon Regional School Alumni Reunion or just visiting town? Please stop in at the historical school display at the school library and the open house at the Lisbon Area Historical Society Museum in the Parker Block from 10am-3pm. Visit us at either location and enter your name to win a free gift basket of souvenirs and historical society merchandise. The winner's name will be announced at the Alumni Dinner on Saturday evening.

 

Dr. Leonard J. “Joe” Nyberg Jr., will present a public program about Civil War soldiers who rest in cemeteries in Lisbon, Lyman, Landaff, and Sugar Hill.

Nyberg’s program will be presented on Wednesday, January 21 at 7pm at the Lisbon Historic Railroad Station and Museum on Central Street in Lisbon after a brief business meeting at 6:30pm. 

Nyberg, who is a Civil War collector, has over a number of years inventoried the graves of local Civil War soldiers and will be sharing photographs of the soldiers, their graves, and other images as well as the historical research he has compiled about their life and service during the Civil War. The program is free, and refreshments will be served. 

Landaff 250th Celebration!

See the full schedule of the Landaff 250th Celebration weekend event.

The Society & You:

Other Historical Society Things to See and Do!

As an active participant in the new www.whitemountainhistory.org project, the Society has put online images of many items from our Collections, including several 19th Century houses in the area.  To see those images, go to http://www.whitemountainhistory.org/Lisbon_Area_HS.html. For more information, see "Collections".

Our books and maps (Great Gifts!!!) can be purchased at our public events or by contacting us at any time.  To see these items and how to acquire same, go to "Publications".

Please contact us if you are interested in becoming involved in the work of the Society or have any questions regarding our organization.   We welcome any suggestions as to how the Society might better achieve its goals.