Historical Areas

Historical Society of Cheshire County
Offers an abundance of documents, photos and more concerning the county's history.
246 Main St
Keene, NH
(603) 352-1895; www.hsccnh.org

Horatio Colony House Museum
This 19th Century New England home is filled with original family furnishings and collections which offer a gracious view of a vanishing lifestyle of culture, refinement and travel.
199 Main St.
(603) 352-0460; www.horatiocolonymuseum.org

The Levi Leonard House
The location of the first free public library in the United States.
Dublin, NH

Jaffrey Civic Center
Houses the historical society and a gallery.
123 Main Street
Jaffrey NH
(603) 532-6527

Swanzey Historical Museum and Information Center
Route 10
West Swanzey
(603) 352-4579

The Little Red Schoolhouse
Jaffrey Center
Jaffrey, NH
Built in 1798 and used as a one-room school until 1886.

The Meeting House
Jaffrey Center
Jaffrey , NH
Built in 1775 and used for church and town meetings. The building is now the summer site of the Amos Fortune Forum and Monadnock Music performances.

The Fox Homestead
Jaffrey Center
Jaffrey, NH
Built in the early 19th Century Federal style on Thorndike Pond Road.

The Spitzli House
and other houses along Main Street in Walpole are examples of Greek revival architecture.

The Stone House
At the intersection of Route 9 and 63 in Spofford. Built of cut stone quarried nearby, this house was a gatherine place when Route 9 was a wagon trace. Its upstairs ballroom was the site of many dances. The Stone House is currently home to many old books and antiques.

Walpole Historical Society
open in the summer
Main Street
Walpole, NH
www.walpolehistoricalsociety.org

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