LISBON AREA HISTORICAL SOCIETY
CELEBRATING 50 YEARS
Welcome to the Lisbon Area Historical Society
Lisbon, New Hampshire
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
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.
The Society & You:
- Attend our public programs and events concerning the history of the area.
- Purchase books and maps on our area history published by the Society.
- View items from our growing Collections in person or online via the Internet.
- Donate documents, photographs and other items of historic importance.
- Become a member of the Society.
- Make financial contributions to support the Society's programs and mission.
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.