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History of the town of Antrim, New Hampshire By W.R. Cochrane

N.H. Historical Society



Town of Antrim

Festival of Trees

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Antrim Historical Society    P.O. Box 172  Antrim, New Hampshire   03440


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Programs and Events

All programs are free unless noted otherwise and are open to everyone. You do not need to be a Historical Society member to attend.

Past Programs

Past Programs

AHS Newsletter

Newsletter

House Project


In the late 1980s and early 1990s, after David Hurlin sold Goodell Company, he felt time hanging heavy on his hands. He decided to start a project of documenting ...

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Newspapers Preservation


One of Antrim’s most valuable historical objects is the archive containing bound copies of old newspapers: THE ANTRIM HOME NEWS (1875-1883) and THE ANTRIM REPORTER (1892-1951). Nowhere else can one find such  More…


Oral History

For more than ten years, Society member Lyman Gilmore has been conducting the Antrim Oral History Project in which he interviews members of the community about growing up and living in Antrim from  More…







Information sought about Robert Caughey

A number of years ago, Robert Caughey, (1914-1994) a lifelong resident of Antrim, made many contributions to the livelihood of Antrim.  He held numerous patents, including several in the press wood/chip wood business. His lab and three-shift business on Water Street provided employment for many local residents for many years.

We are interested in any anecdotal or historical material and information relating to his accomplishments. Rod Zwirner is interested in collecting and cataloging this history. If you have anything to share, please contact Rod at (603) 588-2879 or Thelma Nichols at (603) 588-6766.

  




WANTED

Tomorrow’s History  -  While we have been busy preserving the history of Antrim through materials that have been collected over the years, we have not been as diligent about keeping the more recent activities for the future.   More...






The Town of Antrim, NH

As It Is Today,  April,  1896

This fascinating document has been digitized and can be viewed now by downloading this pdf.

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Antrim Historical Society Wins

Best Float

at Home & Harvest Festival

“Plane Spotting during World War II”  More…

  


Thank you to everyone who supported our annual Apple Crisp Social at Home & Harvest in September  More…

Spotter Cabin Photo courtesy of Frank Gorga


On Saturday, September 13th the Antrim Historical Society will be offering its Home and Harvest Days, homemade apple crisp topped by vanilla ice cream.  Each year we serve several hundred customers so especially if the 13th is a warm day, stop by early while supplies last.  Also available on the 13th will be Antrim Historical Society tote bags, stationery, and books.

On Sunday, October 19th the Antrim Historical Society will hold its annual meeting at the Presbyterian Church at 3 p.m. We encourage all AHS members (current, past and future) to attend.  A short business meeting the will precede the multi-generational Edmunds family’s exploration of the history of their store.  (I expect four generations to be present.)  During the business meeting on the 19th we will recognize the enormous contributions to the AHS which three former Board members (David Dubois, Thelma Nichols, and Missy Taylor) have made and we will welcome newcomers to the Board.

And finally, the AHS will once again be coordinating the Festival of Trees with the Friends of the Antrim Library.  


 

 

 


Joining the Antrim Historical Society

The Antrim Historical Society (AHS) is dedicated to the celebration of Antrim’s history.  You can learn of our activities through the Town’s “New and Events” notices, local newspapers, and the AHS website – www.antrimhistoricalsociety.org.  (Thanks Dave Dubois for maintaining this site)  Dues are just $10 a year for an individual and $20 for an entire family.  

To join, please contact me at sullman@brockport.edu or 588-2005 or Eric Tenney at etenney@comcast.net or ltenney@conval.edu or 588-2793.  You can also join by sending a check to the Antrim Historical Society, P.O. Box 172, Antrim, NH 03440.